Bush, Dems Battle Over Iraq Bill

Friel, Brian; Smallen, Jill; Dick, Jason
April 2007
National Journal;4/14/2007, Vol. 39 Issue 15, p35
The article reports on the intention of U.S. President George W. Bush to veto the fiscal 2007 war supplemental spending bill if it includes Democratic-sponsored timetables for withdrawing troops from Iraq. It emphasizes the need for House and Senate Democratic leaders to override a veto and work out a compromise between the differing withdrawal plans passed by each chamber. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said that the president needs to listen to them because they are speaking for the public.


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