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Thursday, May 06, 2004

Official: Bush to Seek $25B for Iraq War

Does anyone else remember all that talk about how the war would pay for itself? We'd use the oil money to rebuild Iraq and reimburse ourselves for our "liberation" fee?


WASHINGTON (AP) - The Bush administration will ask Congress for an additional $25 billion for U.S. operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, a House Republican aide said Wednesday, a change from the White House's earlier plans to not request such money until after the November elections.

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