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Iraq War / Funding Bill / Security Plan #858492

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 25, 2007
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(Studio: Katie Couric) Reports introduced.

(Capitol Hill: Sharyl Attkisson) The debate between the Congress and the administration over whether the troops should stay or go in Iraq examined; details given about the emergency spending bill that includes a deadline for redeployment goals. [Senator Lindsey GRAHAM, Representative Steny HOYER - comment on a presidential veto.] [Representative Duncan HUNTER - assesses bill provisions.] Statement from Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi about the fight to hold President Bush more accountable for the war noted.

(Pentagon: David Martin) The war beyond Baghdad featured; animated diagram shown of the truck bombing at a US military outpost; details given about troop casualties during the surge. [Secretary of Defense Robert GATES - comments on the bombing attack and the Baghdad security plan.] [Multinational forces-Iraq commander Gen. David PETRAEUS - comments on developments in sectarian murders.] [Council on Foreign Relations Steven SIMON†- says the violence has been forced out of Baghdad into other areas.] The biggest worries about the security plan outlined on screen.

Couric, Katie;
Attkisson, Sharyl;
Martin, David

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