Statement of Administration Policy: H.R. 4939, Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act for Defense, the Global War on Terror, and Hurricane Recovery, 2006 [open pdf - 38KB]
"The Administration supports expeditious House passage of the FY 2006 Emergency Supplemental for the Global War on Terror and Hurricane Relief, as reported by the House Committee, and commends the Committee for its continued support of our fighting men and women in ongoing military and intelligence operations, selected other international activities, and hurricane relief and reconstruction. The Administration appreciates the Committee's strong commitments to the President's funding request for ongoing military operations in the Global War on Terror (GWOT) and the purchase of equipment directly related to those operations, and for confronting the threat to our forces from improvised explosive devices. The Administration commends the Committee for funding the President's request for international funding for counter-insurgency and stabilization activities in Iraq and urgent, unanticipated needs to help relieve human suffering, including in Sudan and other parts of Africa."