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Bush Renews Veto Threat of Congress' Iraq Bill

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Bush Renews Veto Threat of Congress' Iraq Bill

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Bush Renews Veto Threat of Congress' Iraq Bill

Bush Renews Veto Threat of Congress' Iraq Bill

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President Bush has renewed his vow to veto any funding for the Iraq war if Congress attaches a timetable for withdrawing U.S. troops.

The president spoke with his Iraq commander, Gen. David Petraeus, at his side. But before the day was out, Democratic leaders on the Hill had announced that their bill would set a non-binding target date of April 1, 2008.