Dems Renew Iraq Withdrawal Push

Friel, Brian; Smallen, Jill; Dick, Jason
July 2007
National Journal;7/14/2007, Vol. 39 Issue 28, p44
The article reports on the measure introduced by Democrats in the U.S. Senate that would force the administration of President George W. Bush to withdraw most combat troops from Iraq by spring 2008. The measure was introduced during debate on the fiscal 2008 Defense authorization bill. A vote on that measure was delayed after a majority of Senate Republicans voted on July 11, 2007 against an amendment by Senator Jim Webb, D-Va., to require longer rest periods between troop deployments to Iraq.


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