Council for a Livable World today applauded the Senate for passing an Emergency Supplemental Appropriations bill that sets a goal of March 2008 for withdrawing most American soldiers from Iraq. The Supplemental was approved 51-47 with Sens. Hagel (NE) and Smith (OR) the only Republicans voting in favor.
Council for a Livable World Applauds Defeat of Cochran Amendment
Council for a Livable World today applauded the Senate for defeating a Sen. Cochran (R-MS) amendment to the Supplemental Appropriations bill that would have removed language mandating a March 2008 â€œgoalâ€� for withdrawing most American soldiers from Iraq. The Cochran amendment was defeated 48-50.
Council for a Livable World Applauds Passage of House Supplemental Bill
Council for a Livable World today applauded the House of Representatives for passing the Supplemental Appropriations bill mandating the redeployment of most American troops from Iraq by August 2008. The final vote was 218-212.
Council for a Livable World Urges Vote on Supplemental Appropriations Bill
Council for a Livable World today called for House Democrats to vote â€œYeaâ€� on the Supplemental Appropriations bill scheduled to come up for a vote on Thursday.
Council for a Livable World Applauds Senate
Council for a Livable World applauded the Senate for holding an important vote today on the war in Iraq. The resolution offered by Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) would have required President Bush to begin a troop withdrawal from Iraq within 120 days of adoption while establishing a goal of pulling all combat troops out by March 31, 2008.
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