Senate Approves Iraq War Funding Bill With Timeline for Troop Pullout
It reads: Congress united on Iraq pull-out
Now I’ll have to say it was a fair read BBC gave to the story... but the title would have been more to reality with one that read... Democrats in Congress united on Iraq pull-out.
Today’s vote in the SENATE was: 51 to 46 in favor
Yesterday’s vote in the HOUSE was: 218 to 208 in favor
Only One I/Dem voted Nay: Joe Lieberman (ID-CT)
Mr. Lieberman -- Thank you, sir.
Two white flag waving Republicans voted with the Dems, Yea: Hagel (R-NE) - Smith (R-OR)
MS. PERINO: Eighty days after President Bush submitted his troop funding bill, the Senate has now joined the House in passing defeatist legislation that insists on a date for surrender, micro-manages our commanders and generals in combat zones from 6,000 miles away, and adds billions of dollars in unrelated spending to the fighting on the ground...
Read the Q&A’s HERE