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Iraq War / Funding Compromise #860139

ABC Evening News for Thursday, May 10, 2007
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(Seattle: Charles Gibson) Report introduced.

(Capitol Hill: Jake Tapper) The political debate over funding the war in Iraq examined; details given about the House bill to fund the war for three months; photos shown of moderate Republicans who expressed their frustration to the president; details given about possible benchmarks for the Iraq government. [Representative Lloyd DOGGETT - blames the administration.] [President BUSH - tells Congress to wait for the report from multinational forces-Iraq commander Gen. David Petraeus; comments on benchmarks.] [Republican Representative Ray LaHOOD†- outlines the president's reaction to their meeting.] [Senator Lamar ALEXANDER - comments on the course of the war.]

(Seattle: Charles Gibson; Washington: George Stephanopoulos) How Bush will have to accept benchmarks as part of the funding for the fiscal year and the importance of the role of Gen. Petraeus and his September report discussed.

(Seattle: Charles Gibson) The Army's plan to replace its Humvees with mine-resistant ambush-protected vehicles {MRAPs} reported.

Gibson, Charles;
Tapper, Jake;
Stephanopoulos, George

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