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Result: Passed - February 16, 2007
Question: On Agreeing to the Resolution: H CON RES 63 Disapproving of the decision of the President announced on January 10, 2007, to deploy more than 20,000 additional United States combat troops to Iraq
A non-binding resolution that expresses Congress' disapproval of President Bush's January 10, 2007 plan to deploy more than 20,000 additional troops to the American-led war in Iraq. This resolution also states that Congress will continue to support the troops that are currently in Iraq, but contains no language to prevent Congress from cutting funding in the future, in order to limit the war. Since this is in the form of a concurrent resolution, it will never have the force of law, even if it is approved by Congress.
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States that: (1) Congress and the American people will continue to support and protect the members of the U.S. Armed Forces who are serving or who have served honorably in Iraq; and (2) Congress disapproves of President George W. Bush's decision announced on January 10, 2007, to deploy...Read the Rest