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Iraq War / Tal Afar / Bush vs. Congress #863309

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 28, 2007
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(Washington: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Tom Aspell) Revenge killings in Tal Afar, Iraq, in retaliation for 2 suicide bombings targeting Shiites reviewed; scenes shown of the chaos following the bombings; details given about the city’s decline into sectarian violence. [In 2005, President BUSH – praises the success in Tal Afar.] [NBC News military analyst retired Gen. Barry McCAFFREY†- says Tal Afar is in a dangerous situation.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(White House: David Gregory) The political battle between Bush and Congress over funding for the war and troop withdrawal featured; details given about the spending bill. [BUSH – says the American people will know who to hold responsible.] [Speaker of the House Nancy PELOSI - says there is a new Congress in town.] [Senators Chuck HAGEL, John McCAIN – express views on the war.] [Republican strategist Vin WEBER†- says Bush can hold Republicans together.]

Reporter(s):
Williams, Brian;
Aspell, Tom;
Gregory, David
Duration:
00:04:40

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