Senate inching closer to Iraq rebuke for Bush

Schor, Elana
May 2007
Hill;5/17/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 59, p1
The article reports that the U.S. Senate edged closer to a bipartisan rebuke of President George W. Bush's war policy. Members supported benchmarks for progress in Iraq and majority of the Democrats backed a hard timeline for ending the war. The vote for its passage offer new ammunition for 2008 as the plan to withdraw most troops from Iraq within a year. Sen. John Warner plans to condition future aid to the Iraqi government on several benchmarks for political stability.


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