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CreekDog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-16-04 04:54 PM
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44. Isn't spending Afghan $$$ for Iraq war planning illegal?
Shouldn't this be an impeachable offense?

I've never said anything about impeachment, not once, but this just seems so obvious. He used $700 million in money for the Afghanistan operation for Iraq war planning.

What do you think?

From the Woodward book/interview on CBS:

http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2004/04/15/60minutes/mai...

"...The end of July 2002, they need $700 million, a large amount of money for all these tasks. And the president approves it. But Congress doesn't know and it is done. They get the money from a supplemental appropriation for the Afghan War, which Congress has approved. ...Some people are gonna look at a document called the Constitution which says that no money will be drawn from the treasury unless appropriated by Congress. Congress was totally in the dark on this."
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