Steve G.

House approves $165.4 billion for war, with no deadlines for withdrawal

In Libertarian on June 20, 2008 at 12:39 am

From MSNBC Breaking News:

WASHINGTON – The U.S. House Thursday approved enough new money to wage wars in Iraq and Afghanistan for another year, while abandoning attempts to set deadlines opposed by President Bush for withdrawing American combat troops.

By a vote of 268-155, the House approved $165.4 billion for the two wars, with most of the money going to Iraq. But lawmakers were expected to reduce that funding level to $161.8 billion in a subsequent vote in order to make room for some other spending initiatives.

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  1. Looks like quite a few Democrats voted for their buddies at the miltary industrial complex. Ugh.

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