TITLE

Bush, Dems Battle Over Iraq Bill

AUTHOR(S)
Friel, Brian; Smallen, Jill; Dick, Jason
PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
National Journal;4/14/2007, Vol. 39 Issue 15, p35
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
24952827

 

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