House Bill Connects Sept. 11, Iraq The House of Representatives passes a resolution commemorating the victims of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. But before the overwhelming vote in favor, there was lively debate over a portion of the resolution linking the current war in Iraq to the terrorist attacks. Many members objected to that statement of cause and effect, arguing that the attacks were a pretext for an invasion that had other motivations. NPR's David Welna reports.
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House Bill Connects Sept. 11, Iraq

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House Bill Connects Sept. 11, Iraq

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House Bill Connects Sept. 11, Iraq

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The House of Representatives passes a resolution commemorating the victims of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. But before the overwhelming vote in favor, there was lively debate over a portion of the resolution linking the current war in Iraq to the terrorist attacks. Many members objected to that statement of cause and effect, arguing that the attacks were a pretext for an invasion that had other motivations. NPR's David Welna reports.