Saturday, November 19, 2005

403-3: House votes to stay in Iraq

BREITBART.COM - Just The News: "The House on Friday overwhelmingly rejected calls for an immediate troop withdrawal from Iraq, a vote engineered by the Republicans that was intended to fail. Democrats derided the vote as a political stunt.

'Our troops have become the enemy. We need to change direction in Iraq,' said Rep. John Murtha of Pennsylvania, a Democratic hawk whose call a day earlier for pulling out troops sparked a nasty, personal debate over the war.

The House voted 403-3 to reject a nonbinding resolution calling for an immediate troop withdrawal.

'We want to make sure that we support our troops that are fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan. We will not retreat,' Speaker Dennis Hastert, R- Ill., said as the GOP leadership pushed the issue to a vote over the protest of Democrats."

I don't think that was a cheap political stunt! Just good politics. I am now supposeing the democrats don't want to withdraw, they just want to blather about the president.

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