On Anniversary of 'Mission Accomplished' Political Showdown on Iraq Continues

On the anniversary of one of the president's most infamous episodes of political theater, Congress and the White House tried to upstage each other today in a showdown over the Iraq funding bill, which mandates U.S. troop withdrawal as an attempt to bring an end to U.S. involvement in the war. With hastily arranged press conferences and a rare presidential veto, the legislative and executive branches squared off. That the showdown occurred on the four-year anniversary of President Bush's...Full Story
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