Tuesday, November 04, 2003


Congress Sends Bush $87.5 Billion for Iraq
The bill's passage was never in doubt, as lawmakers said the United States had no option but to keep forces in Iraq. But their agreement to bypass a usual roll-call vote showed the measure's political sensitivity as many lawmakers did not want to be viewed as endorsing Bush on Iraq.

"Many lawmakers did not want to be viewed as endorsing Bush on Iraq?" That's an interesting statement.