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FY2007 Supplemental Appropriations for Defense, Foreign Affairs, and Other Purposes [Updated May 2, 2007]   [open pdf - 451KB]

"On May 1, the Congress formally presented to the President a House-and-Senate passed version of H.R. 1591, a bill providing supplemental appropriations for FY2007 and setting target dates for withdrawing most U.S. military forces from Iraq. That evening, the President vetoed the bill. On May 2, by a vote of 222-203, with approval of 2/3 required, the House failed to override the veto. House and Senate leaders are now considering what steps to take next. House appropriators have discussed a possible 60 day extension of funds for military operations. Leading Republicans have discussed a possible compromise that would establish benchmarks for progress by the Iraqi government. It remains unclear if an agreement that did not restrict funding in some way would be acceptable to the Democratic majority."

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CRS Report for Congress, RL33900
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2007-05-02
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