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Iraq: Dole, Bond Join Chorus Of GOP Dissenters

July 12th, 2007 by mopns · No Comments

President Bush is once again vowing to wield the veto pen if Congress passes legislation calling for a scheduled withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq within the next year.

This time, however, Bush is increasingly alone in his confrontation with Capitol Hill. North Carolina Sen. Elizabeth Dole yesterday became the latest GOP senator to hint at an imminent exit from Iraq.

Another once-reliable Bush backer, Sen. Christopher “Kit” Bond, R-Mo., lashed out at the president yesterday, blaming him for pursuing the wrong strategy in the early years of the war. Read more…

Related:

Missourinet audio: Bond Critical of Administration’s Post-War Policy in Iraq

Joplin Globe: Bond criticizes early U.S. strategy in Iraq

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