TITLE

War on the Installment Plan

AUTHOR(S)
Simendinger, Alexis
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
National Journal;1/20/2007, Vol. 39 Issue 3, p48
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that advisers of U.S. President George W. Bush in the White House and at the Office of Management and Budget found ways to control the request for emergency funding to reduce the opportunity of the congressional critics to put limits on the president's plan to send additional troops to Iraq. Bush will be offering account-by-account details of war spending and 2008 war-cost projection. Over $432 billion in supplemental funding to cover the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan was approved by the Congress.
ACCESSION #
23853926

 

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