Iraq, and, oh yeah – Afghanistan.
The Bush administration will ask Congress next week for $70 billion to fund the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and other related operations for part of the 2009 fiscal year, the Pentagon said on Monday
President George W. Bush is urging Congress to pass quickly an economic stimulus package without weighting it down with extraneous spending because fast action is needed to kick-start the sputtering U.S. economy.
“I understand the desire to add provisions from both the right and the left, the president said Friday, but I strongly believe it would be a mistake to delay or derail this bill.”
Didn’t he say just last month that the economy was just fine?