ALEXANDER ON THE IRAQ AMENDMENTS TO THE DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION BILL

Posted on September 21, 2007

“Harry Reid has called up the same amendments for the same votes and gotten the same results - more gridlock on Iraq. While the Senate is playing political games, our troops are fighting and some are dying – more than 50 this month so far. Instead of posturing for political gain, it’s time for the Senate’s leaders to sit down with those of us trying to find a consensus. Neither side is far from the answer that’s staring us in the face: embracing the recommendations of the bipartisan Iraq Study Group.”