Johanns, Fischer rip Obama's call to reduce nuke arsenal
Sen. Mike Johanns, at center, speaks with Sen. Deb Fischer, at left, and Gov. Dave Heinemann during a portrait session on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in November.
Posted: Wednesday, June 19, 2013 12:00 am
WASHINGTON — In a joint statement, both of Nebraska's U.S. Senators on Wednesday blasted President Barack Obama's talk of reductions in the U.S. nuclear arsenal as “shortsighted policy” that would “create unnecessary strategic risks.”
During a high-profile speech in Berlin, Obama called for reducing U.S. and Russian nuclear stockpiles by one-third.
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Wednesday, June 19, 2013 12:00 am.