From Bush's press conference this morning:
"[T]he Democrats in Congress continue to pursue their bills, and now they have left Washington for spring recess without finishing the work.... They need to come off their vacation [and] get a bill to my desk."
What Bush neglected to mention:
"We acted quicker than the Republican Congress has ever acted on a supplemental request on Iraq," said Drew Hammill, spokesperson for Speaker Pelosi, arguing that the Democratic leadership is continuing to work on the supplemental through the Easter recess.
Hammill also said it was ironic that Bush criticized the congressional Easter break only days before taking an Easter vacation of his own. President Bush plans to spend Thursday through Sunday at his ranch for an extended Easter weekend.
This will be Bush's 63rd trip to his ranch since taking office. He has spent 405 days, either entirely or partially, at his ranch in Crawford.