U.S. House Passes Iraq Timetable, Bush Says He’ll Veto It

The U.S. House of Representatives voted in favor Friday of ordering President George W. Bush to pull U.S. troops out of Iraq by September 2008. At the White House, Bush responded by saying the bill was pushed by House Democrats, “in an act of political theater” and declared that he “will veto it if it comes to my desk.” The Democrats, who’ve had a majority in the House since January “set an arbitrary date for withdrawal without regard for conditions on the ground. And they tacked on billions for pet projects that have nothing to do with winning the war […]

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