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Fridays Child Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jan-04-07 03:20 PM
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2. They can vote to end the war and redeploy the troops.
If enough Republicans want to hold their seats, they'll give the Dems a veto-proof majority.
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  -If Bush wants troops to stay in Iraq, can Congress actually stop him? NewJeffCT  Jan-04-07 03:09 PM   #0 
  - They could try invoking the War Powers Act  TechBear_Seattle   Jan-04-07 03:19 PM   #1 
  - I think that is what he'll do  NewJeffCT   Jan-04-07 03:31 PM   # 
  - They can vote to end the war and redeploy the troops.  Fridays Child   Jan-04-07 03:20 PM   #2 
  - If enough Republicans want to hold their seats, they'll give the Dems a veto-proof majority.  OrangeCountyDemocrat   Jan-04-07 03:28 PM   #3 
  - Maybe...  Fridays Child   Jan-04-07 03:47 PM   #10 
  - I don't think that would work  NewJeffCT   Jan-04-07 03:29 PM   #4 
  - they can refuse to provide suplemental funding  leftofthedial   Jan-04-07 03:31 PM   #5 
  - The war has already been provided for for 2007  NewJeffCT   Jan-04-07 03:32 PM   #6 
     - the "surge" (or whatever it's called today)  leftofthedial   Jan-04-07 03:50 PM   #11 
  - I agree NewJeffCT...  PoiBoy   Jan-04-07 03:41 PM   #7 
  - I believe you are correct  NewJeffCT   Jan-04-07 03:43 PM   #8 
  - The "basic" DOD funding bill for '07 is in place. There's the possibility of attempting to derail  pinto   Jan-04-07 03:44 PM   #9 
     - I think they'll play shell games with the money  NewJeffCT   Jan-04-07 03:56 PM   #12 
        - Yeah, it's likely. They have the track record for the money shell game already.  pinto   Jan-04-07 04:11 PM   #13 
 

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