Harry Reid: No One Is Calling For A Precipitous Withdrawal In Iraq

harry-reid-iraq.jpg Harry Reid was doing a presser with Sen. Jim Webb on his legislation that will limit how quickly the Bush administration can send troops back into combat after they have returned home from Iraq or Afghanistan. When asked about the possible negative consequences about pulling out of Iraq, he replied:

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Reid: Feingold/Reid called for American troops to remain in Iraq to do counter-terrorsim...to protect our assets in Iraq. To train the Iraqis. There are estimates that that would still leave tens of thousands of troops to stay in Iraq. No one is calling for precipitous withdrawal in Iraq. No one...

There you go...What kind of change in policy is he talking about?


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