May 23, 2007


Democratic Caucus Split by Iraq Troop-Withdrawal Concession (Nicholas Johnston and Laura Litvan, May 23, 2007, Bloomberg)

Anti-war Democrats criticized the decision. ``We've given everything away,'' Virginia Democrat Jim Moran said. ``It will split the Democratic caucus.''

Democrats Relent On Pullout Timetable (Shailagh Murray, 5/23/07, Washington Post)
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) was so disappointed with the outcome that she said she might vote against the Iraq portion of the package, which will be split into two parts when it comes before the House. "I'm not likely to vote for something that doesn't have a timetable," she said.

Posted by Orrin Judd at May 23, 2007 8:54 AM

As I said, they're going to cut State's funds instead, they'll get what they want.

Posted by: Sandy P at May 23, 2007 9:29 AM

Yawn. What's the big deal? The troops are going to be gone in about 2 years or so no matter what happens. The Dems are going to keep cheerleading for the enemy. It's nice to rile up the loony left base, but there's no significance here at all.

Posted by: b at May 23, 2007 10:52 AM
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