President Obama once again renewed his call to Congress to pass the New START arms-reduction accord with Russia before adjourning for the holidays, during his weekly address to the nation, Dec. 18, 2010. He said any delay could be detrimental to US national security. According to new reports, Senate Democrats plan to hold a cloture vote on Dec. 21, 2010, to move the treaty to a final ratification vote on Dec. 22, 2010. Here, Obama during a White House meeting with senior advisors, cabinet members, Senators, and Pentagon officials to discuss New START, Nov. 18, 2010.
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