John Barrasso on The War in Iraq

Last Updated : Apr 28, 2010

Voting Record

Repealing the Authorization for the Use of Military Force Against Iraq

In November of 2011, Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky proposed an amendment to the yearly defense appropriations act that would have repealed the authorization for the use of force in Iraq. The amendment failed 30-67 with Democrats equally split and a vast majority of Republicans opposing the measure. John Barrasso voted against repealing the authorization for the use of force in Iraq.

John Barrasso voted against repealing the authorization for the use of force in Iraq.

To provide for a reduction and transition of United States forces in Iraq

In September of 2007, the Senate voted on an amendment by Senator Levin to require that all troops begin to be withdrawn within 90 days. The amendment also stated that the troops remaining in Iraq would only be there for the purposes of protecting US personnel and infrastructure. John Barrasso voted against withdrawing the troops within 90 days.

John Barrasso voted against withdrawing the troops within 90 days.

Dwell Time

In September of 2007, the Senate voted on a measure to require US servicemen be stationed at home for an amount of time equal to their deployment time. The measure received a majority of votes, but not the number required to pass. John Barrasso voted against the measure to require equal dwell time.

John Barrasso voted against the measure to require equal dwell time.

 

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