Skip to comments.Question about Kerry/Edwards debate claim.
Posted on 10/06/2004 1:57:49 PM PDT by blues_guitarist
I have a question about a claim Kerry and Edwards keep citing in debates, and probably in their speeches to, although I don't listen to those.
Can anyone verify this? I can't seem to find any proof of this and I wonder if it's just more hot air.
It has been disputed that this is an accurate statement. I belive factcheck.org (not .com) has the goods on that qoute.
Do you have a source for that quote? At factcheck.org, you'll find a convoluted rebuttal of the charges that Kerry voted for certain weapons cuts, based on the fact that some of the bills were never passed, or that Cheney or Bush also supported some of the same cuts. The difference, of course, is convictions: Kerry has loudly and consistently opposed military spending, while Cheney, as Sec of Defense, made decisions based on budgetary/strategic decisions. If you can't get on factcheck.org, just type "Kerry Military Appropriations" into Google, and you'll find lots of liberal sites with the same argument.
I've looked around, and I haven't found anything yet that supports the quotes you cite.
Kerry was a no-vote at any recently passed military-related bills, or course.
While you're at it, read this too.
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