War on the Installment Plan

Simendinger, Alexis
January 2007
National Journal;1/20/2007, Vol. 39 Issue 3, p48
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.


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