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Iraq War / Bush Plan #918046

FNC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 11, 2007
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(Studio: Shepard Smith) Scenes shown of President Bush visiting with troops in Ft. Benning, Georgia. [In speech, BUSH – talks about the mission to help Iraqis.]

(White House: Bret Baier) Bush’s speech to the military about his new plan in Iraq featured. [BUSH – speaks about the new role for US troops.] [Secretary of Defense Robert GATES†- says the military will have authority to target all lawbreakers; comments on how long the troop surge will last.] Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice’s push for political and economic changes noted.

(Studio: Shepard Smith) The Congressional reactions to the plan noted. [Senators Chuck HAGEL†, Russ FEINGOLD†- criticize the president.]

Smith, Shepard;
Baier, Bret

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