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The Daily Caller: As Obama signs START treaty, a key House Republican announces aggressive stance on missile defense

Hours after President Obama signed the new START nuclear weapons treaty this morning, a key House Republican is voicing an aggressive stance on missile defense, a significant matter of dispute between the U.S. and Russia even as the treaty is days from becoming official.

Rep. Mike Turner, Ohio Republican and chairman of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Strategic Forces, which has jurisdiction over missile defense, said “Make no mistake: the House Armed Services Committee will be pushing forward on missile defense improvements and enhancements we believe are in the national interest” in a written statement Wednesday.

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