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Iraq War / Bush vs. Congress #862906

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Apr 08, 2007
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(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.

(Crawford, Texas: John Yang) The last day of President Bush's break in Texas before he returns to Washington to battle Congress over the war in Iraq featured; details given of his plans to veto a Democratic bill for funding tied to a timetable for troop withdrawal. [BUSH - prays for the troops and for peace.] [Senator Carl LEVIN - says we won't jeopardize funding.] [On Wednesday, BUSH - says he wants a war-spending measure.] [On Tuesday, Senator Harry REID†- criticizes Bush for being uncompromising.] Findings of a new AP poll on the public's view of the handling of the war by both Bush and Congress noted. [NBC political director Chuck TODD†- says the public is fed up with the war.] Plans for the official announcement of the sending of National Guard troops back to Iraq noted.

Holt, Lester;
Yang, John

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