Iraq Bill Headed to White House

Cohn, Peter; Smallen, Jill; Dick, Jason
April 2007
National Journal;4/28/2007, Vol. 39 Issue 17, p46
The article reports that the U.S. Congress approved a $124.2 billion fiscal 2007 supplemental spending bill for the Iraq war that includes timelines for U.S. troop withdrawals, and then braced for a particular veto by U.S. President George W. Bush. According to the bill, if the president cannot assure that the Iraqi government has made substantial progress on diplomatic and security benchmarks, troops would start coming home by July 1, 2007.


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