Friday, March 09, 2007

The Iraq News

Bush to Veto Withdrawal, Patraeus Wants More Troops,
U.S. to Talk to Syria and Iran, Rove, More...

photo from IraqSlogger

President Bush says that if the Congress voted for a withdrawal, he would simply veto it.

From AFP:

US President George W. Bush would veto legislation, crafted by Democrats, calling for a withdrawal of US troops from Iraq by late 2008, the White House said Thursday.

"Obviously, the administration would vehemently oppose and ultimately veto any legislation that looks like what was described today," senior Bush adviser Dan Bartlett told reporters as the president traveled to Brazil.

Earlier, Democrats directly challenged Bush on the strategy for the war, outlining a plan to pull US troops out by late 2008 or much sooner if progress is not made in the violence-wracked country.

Nancy Pelosi, when asked for comment, said, "
I say to my colleagues never confine your best work, your hopes, your dreams, the aspiration of the American people to what will be signed by George W. Bush because that is too limiting a factor."

While Nancy works hard to maintain that positive, can-do attitude, let's take a puke at...

...The Iraq News:
VIDEO: Petraeus on BBC.
VIDEO: Peter Jennings on the forgeries that led to the outing of Valerie Plame. More on that (from me) here. This video (blurry) is from June 2003.

Crossposted at Ice Station Tango

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