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Iraq War / Bush Plan / Troop Levels / Life in Iraq #856260

NBC Evening News for Friday, Jan 19, 2007
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(White House: Chip Reid) The war of words between the White House and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi over President Bush’s plan for the Iraq war reviewed. [PELOSI – claims Bush is putting troops in harm’s way so Congress won’t cut off funding.] [White House spokeswoman Dana PERINO††- refutes Pelosi’s claim.] [Political analyst Stephen HESS†- says it’s a glorious chance for the White House to be righteously indignant.] [Iraq study group co-chair Lee HAMILTON†- opposes Bush’s plan to increase troops.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Statements from outgoing multi-national force commander Gen. George Casey on US troop levels noted. [CASEY – predicts it will be next summer before people in Baghdad feel safe in their neighborhoods.] The arrest of an aide to Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr reported.

(Studio: Brian Williams, Jane Arraf) Life in Iraq during wartime discussed.

Williams, Brian;
Reid, Chip;
Jane, Brian Williams,

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