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Missouri Lawmaker Blasts McCaskill

July 17th, 2007 by mopns · No Comments

By John Gizzi

The surprising statement by Sen. Claire McCaskill (D.-Mo.) last week that U.S. involvement in Iraq is “squandering the lives of our bravest” and “squandering the future of our nation” came under sharp fire from both the White House and a congressional colleague of McCaskill from the Show-Me State.

Both White House spokeswoman Dana Perrino and Rep. Todd Aiken (R.-Mo.) took exception to the harsh language of freshman Sen. McCaskill, who made her provocative remarks on the Senate floor July 12th, soon after the President’s nationally televised news conference focusing on the U.S. mission in Iraq. Read more…

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