The White House, President George W. Bush Click to print this document

For Immediate Release
April 3, 2007

Setting The Record Straight: Sen. Reid's Misleading Comments About Iraq Funding
Military Leaders Have Made Clear Our Troops Immediately Need Emergency Funds

     Fact sheet In Focus: Iraq
     Fact sheet Setting the Record Straight

"Instead of listening to the Democratic Party's extreme fringe, Sen. Reid should listen to the Generals who have made clear the consequences facing our military if Democrats in Congress continue to play politics instead of passing an emergency troops funding bill the President can sign."

– White House Deputy Press Secretary Dana Perino, 4/3/07

Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV): The President's "own Generals have said [funding] will last until the end of June."  (Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV), Press Conference, 4/3/07)

President Bush Discusses The Importance Of Funding Our Troops

Delays Are Already Impacting Troops And Readiness

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