House Democratic Retreat Hosts President Bush On a day of terrible carnage in Iraq, with at least 130 dead in a single car bombing, President Bush spoke to Democrats about the war. Bush addressed the newly powerful House Democrats at a retreat in Virginia.

House Democratic Retreat Hosts President Bush

House Democratic Retreat Hosts President Bush

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DEBBIE ELLIOTT, Host:

President Bush spoke about Iraq today in Williamsburg, Virginia. He was at a highly unusual venue for a Republican president, the annual retreat for House Democrats, the party that just took control of Congress. The president acknowledged Democratic opposition to his plan to deploy 21,000 more troops to Iraq, and he assured his audience that his patience with the Iraqi government is not unlimited.