- Making News: Jay Garner Meets with Iraqis on Reconstruction
Today, the US began organizing a new government for Iraq. Retired General Jay Garner flew to Nassiriyah, where about 80 Iraqis and Iraqi exiles were invited to start a process that Garner says they ultimately will control. Craig Gordon of Newsday, speaking from Central Command in Qatar, says today-s -full and frank discussion,- was boycotted by several groups, demonstrating the challenge of the task ahead.
- Reporter's Notebook: Tax Day and the Economy
Americans may support the war in Iraq, but polls show they-re skeptical about cutting taxes. On this April 15, with Congress off for a two-week vacation, President Bush is sending 25 administration officials to 57 events in 26 states, to promote his -jobs and growth- package. Howard Gleckman, senior correspondent for BusinessWeek, has more on the President-s Rose Garden speech, and the politics of taxation.
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