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11 GOP'ers talk candid to Bush

By | 2007-05-10T09:49:31+00:00 May 10th, 2007|Bush Administration, Iraq, War on Terror|Comments Off on 11 GOP'ers talk candid to Bush

You can take this for what it is worth but NBC reported yesterday that 11 GOP congressmen meet with Bush and told him that there needs to be change in Iraq.  Well, look at the video and you make your own decision.


From WaPo:

House Republican moderates, in a remarkably blunt White House meeting, warned President Bush this week that his pursuit of the war in Iraq is risking the future of the Republican Party and that he cannot count on GOP support for many more months.

The meeting, which ran for an hour and a half Tuesday afternoon, was disclosed by participants yesterday as the House prepared to vote this evening on a spending bill that could cut funding for the Iraq war as early as July. GOP moderates told Bush they would stay united against the latest effort by House Democrats to end U.S. involvement in the war. Even Senate Democrats called the House measure unrealistic.  (more…)

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  1. beep52 May 11, 2007 at 7:42 am

    As we’re all too often reminded, talk is cheap when it comes to Congressional republicans criticizing Bush.
    Of the six representatives listed in the WaPo article as having attended the meeting with Bush, every one voted against the House’s Iraq spending bill yesterday that would attempt to tie funding to accountability. (That would be: Dent, Davis-VA, Castle, Platts, Ramstad, Emerson)