[Updated] Social media wrap: Reaction to Defense authorization bill vote (and DADT)
[Updated 12:01 a.m.]
JoeLieberman (Connecticut): We didn’t win today, but we can win this fight this year. http://bit.ly/cTTSPR #DADT
Senate_GOPs @KayBaileyHutch and @JohnCornyn Statements on the Defense Authorization Bill http://bit.ly/aY92gW
Grahamblog (Lindsey Graham, South Carolina): Democrats are playing politics with the defense authorization bill. http://bit.ly/9Kergw (Audio) #sctweets #scpol
John McCain (Arizona): Senator McCain Leads The Fight Against Democrats Attempt to Politicize ...
... The Defense Bill. Click here and watch his comments on the Senate floor this morning. http://bit.ly/bN4ngZ
Kendrick Meek (Florida): Today's vote blocking Don't Ask, Don't Tell repeal, pay raises for soldiers & DREAM Act dishonors our brave troops.
Senate_GOPs. @George_LeMieux Statement on Defense Bill http://bit.ly/aFitzq
burrforsenate (North Carolina): Statement on today's cloture vote on the Defense Authorization Bill: http://bit.ly/bRPOVS #ncsen #ncgop
SenGillibrand (New York): V disappointed DOD Auth vote failed. #DADT undermines the integrity of our military & must be repealed. Join the fight: http://repealdadt.com
GreggHarper (Mississippi): Thank you Terry Gann and the AFR team for a great interview. The U.S. military should not be used as a testing ground for social change.
SpeakerPelosi: While our troops fight for the American ideals of freedom & equality, no Senate Rs voted for fundamental fairness #DADT
MaryjoKilroy (Ohio): I was very disappointed that repealing #DADT failed today. We owe our gay servicemembers a debt of gratitude - not force them to hide. #oh15
MarkUdall (Colorado): We need all qualified men and women to be able to serve. #DADT wastes military resources & jeopardizes our national security.
RepTammyBaldwin (Wisconsin): It is outrageous that a handful of Senators has thwarted the will of 75% of the American people by blocking the repeal of #DADT burrforsenate Statement on today's cloture vote on the Defense Authorization Bill: http://bit.ly/bRPOVS #ncsen #ncgop
-- Craig Howie