Johnson's Vote on Bennett Amendment



ANNOUNCEMENT OF POSITION ON VOTES (Senate - June 19, 1997)

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Mr. JOHNSON. Mr. President, in accordance with my request to be absent from the Senate during the afternoon of June 17 and June 18, pursuant to paragraph 2 of Rule VI of the Standing Rules of the Senate, to attend the funeral of Sebastian Daschle, the father of my colleague and good friend from South Dakota, Senate Minority Leader Tom Daschle, I missed four different votes... I would have voted `yes' on Senator Bennett's amendment No. 392 to S. 903, to express the sense of the Senate on enforcement of the Iran-Iraq Arms Non-Proliferation Act of 1992 with respect to the acquisition by Iran of C-802 cruise missiles.