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Military / Gay Policy / "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" / Lieberman Interview #981894

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 07, 2010
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The question of whether or not Congress has time to repeal the military's gay policy of "don't ask, don't tell" this year introduced; details given about Senator John McCain's changing position on the issue and the Pentagon report on repeal. [In September, Senator Mitch McCONNELL - calls this a political exercise.] [Sunday, McCONNELL, voice of Senator Jon KYL - say we cannot finish the defense authorization bill before the end of the year.] The facts about the time frame for usually passing the bill outlined.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Earlier interview held with Senator Joseph Lieberman about the issue. [LIEBERMAN - says we have time to take up the defense bill and we should do it up till and after Christmas; states we can stop a filibuster against the bill; comments on the opponens of "don't ask, don't tell".]

Cooper, Anderson

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