State of Rhode Island secondary Archives: on Homeland Security


Mark Zaccaria: Maintain a superior nuclear arsenal

Question topic: The United States must maintain a nuclear arsenal that is safe, reliable, modern and numerically superior to those of potential adversaries.

Zaccaria: Strongly Agree

Source: Faith2Action iVoterGuide on 2014 Rhode Island Senate race Sep 30, 2014

Jack Reed: No Benghazi cover-up; had 11 hearings & 25,000 documents

Q: You heard Senator McCain call Benghazi and those e-mails a cover-up?

REED: The congress has already had 11 hearings on the topic, over 25,000 pieces of documentation have been provided to the Congress. In fact, the e-mails in question, I believe, were available in February in the context of the John Brennan confirmation hearing.

Q: What about the White House "talking points"? We find these 12 different versions, including a very definitive statement, we do know that Islamic extremists with ties to al Qaeda participated in the attack. That did not appear in the talking points.

REED: That did not appear in the talking points, but I recall when Ambassador Rice was being interviewed on one of the TV shows she essentially said there were extremist elements. She did not contradict that. The president's statement a day after the event, was this was an act of terror. So, there's no attempt that there was a story being created that there was no terrorist involvement.

Source: ABC This Week 2013 on 2014 Rhode Island Senate race May 12, 2013

Donald Carcieri: Gratitude to armed forces for defending our freedoms

I'd like to recognize a proud Rhode Islander. Sergeant First Class Eric Blue was awarded the Bronze Star Medal for Valor, earned in Afghanistan. Sergeant Blue distinguished himself by his heroic actions during a complex ambush.

Despite being under heavy fire, he heroically maneuvered through the area to find and evacuate a wounded soldier. It is to men and women like Sergeant Blue that we all owe the deepest gratitude for defending our freedoms and protecting our country.

Source: Rhode Island 2010 State of the State Address Jan 26, 2010

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