Thursday, May 03, 2007

Hillary Steps Up the Pressure?

This is interesting. Hillary says she and Byrd of West Virgina are going to introduce legislation to force Bush's hand. With Byrd on her side this makes it real and not a political or campaign stunt. I will be the first say hooray if she follows through and actually does
Presidential contender Hillary Rodham Clinton on Thursday sought to force another showdown with President Bush — and her Democratic rivals — over the Iraq war.

Sens. Clinton, D-N.Y., and Robert Byrd, D-W.Va., announced they would introduce legislation that would require the president to seek a reauthorization from Congress to extend the military effort in Iraq beyond October 11, 2007.

"If the president will not bring himself to accept reality, it is time for Congress to bring reality to him," Clinton said in a speech on the Senate floor.

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