October 11, 2002 at 2:27 PM CDT - Updated July 27 at 6:11 PM
The following are remarks from U.S. Senator Kit Bond (R-Missouri) on the vote to authorize the use of force against Iraq.
"We have seen the results of a decade of speaking loudly and carrying a soft stick; well that time is over. Congress has sent a clear message to the world community and to the Iraqi regime – Saddam Hussein must be, and will be disarmed."