President George Bush says he will not support attaching benchmarks to funding of the Iraq occupation.
Rice: Bush Would Oppose Iraq Benchmarks
Bush Would Not Support Bill That Sets Iraqi Government Benchmarks, Secretary of State SaysBy BEN FELLER Associated Press Writer
WASHINGTON Apr 30, 2007 (AP)
President Bush will not sign any war spending bill that penalizes Iraq’s government for failing to make progress, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said Sunday, a fresh warning to Congress about challenging him. (Story.)
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Bush Says He’s Open to Benchmarks in Iraq Bill