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Bush Signals Willingness to Compromise, to a Limit

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Bush Signals Willingness to Compromise, to a Limit

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Bush Signals Willingness to Compromise, to a Limit

Bush Signals Willingness to Compromise, to a Limit

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President Bush said Monday that he's ready to work with Congress on a funding bill for the war in Iraq. But he offered no new proposals or signs he's ready to compromise. Instead, he made clear he will veto the version the House and Senate approved last week, and that any timeline for withdrawal is unacceptable.

The President spoke following a White House summit between US and European Union leaders, where a major theme of the day was climate change.