President Bush Willing to Negotiate on Iraq Benchmarks

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With the House expected to pass a new Iraq spending bill this evening, President Bush said again today he will not accept a provision for funding in two installments with the second depending on progress toward various benchmarks.  The President said Chief-of-Staff Josh Bolten has been empowered to continue negotiations.  Jonathan Weisman is Congressional reporter for the Washington Post.

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Guest:
Jonathan Weisman - New York Times - @jonathanweisman

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Dan Konecky, Christian Bordal, Karen Radziner