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Saturday, August 26, 2006

Dems Threaten “No Confidence” Vote On Rumsfeld...

Wall Street Journal August 25, 2006 at 10:18 PM
READ MORE: George W. Bush, Saddam Hussein, Iraq

Campaign strategists seek intraparty consensus by focusing on accountability rather than Iraq troop withdrawals. A "no-confidence" vote in Pentagon chief, which Democratic lawmakers might offer on defense spending legislation, could embarrass Bush while appealing to Republicans who defend ousting Saddam but criticize war's execution.

One House Republican predicts leaders would heed White House urgings to block a vote. But a Republican consultant says some incumbents may embrace idea for distance from war setbacks.


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