The Escalating Conflict between the White House and Congress

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Congress left Washington for its spring recess without reconciling House and Senate differences over money for troops in Iraq. President Bush today demanded that they get on with it, so he can make good on his veto threat and get the kind of support he wants for troops in the field. What would a prolonged disagreement mean for the troops? We hear about the politics—and the realities--of funding the war in Iraq from from.

Credits

Guests:
Winslow Wheeler - Center for Defense Information, Dana Milbank - Washington Post - @Milbank, Ron Hutcheson - White House Correspondent, McClatchy Newspapers

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Christian Bordal, Karen Radziner, Vanessa Romo, Dan Konecky