Statement on Senate Ratification of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty
am very pleased with the action of the United States Senate in consenting to
ratification of the INF treaty. In 2 days, I will arrive in the
want to express my appreciation for the leadership demonstrated by Majority
Leader Bob Byrd and Republican leader Bob Dole in securing the timely approval
of this treaty. I have invited them to join me for the exchange of ratification
I continue to have concerns about the constitutionality of some provisions of the resolution of ratification, particularly those dealing with interpretation, and I will communicate with the Senate on these matters in due course.