House Dems counterattack Bush's threats to veto appropriations bills

Soraghan, Mike
June 2007
Hill;6/20/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 74, p6
The article reports that the U.S. Democratic leaders have verbally attack U.S. President George W. Bush's intention of disallowing the embryonic stem cell research bill. It is stated that Bush has sent 28 veto threats since the Democrats took over the Congress, including some repeated threats on Iraq spending bills and threats on bills that did not pass. Information about the response of Democrats to Bush's veto threats is discussed.


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