House Passes the “U.S. Troop Readiness, Veterans’ Health and Iraq Accountability Act&#82

Brian Zick

The House has passed the U.S. Troop Readiness, Veterans’ Health and Iraq Accountability Act 218-212. Jesse Lee and Karina at The Gavel have posted several videos of the debate on the legislation which demands accountability, support for our troops and setting a timeline for the phased redeployment of our troops. Speaker Nancy Pelosi (CA-8), Murtha (PA-12), and Murphy (PA-08) here Appropriations Chairman Obey (WI-7), and Murtha (PA-12) here Larson (CT-01), Meek (FL-13), DeLauro (CT-03), Schakowsky (IL-09), Kilpatrick (MI-13), and Blumenauer (OR-03) here Obey on Checks & Balances and Murtha on Bush administration policy being "what hurts our troops" here Van Hollen (MD-08), Emanuel (IL-05) and Edwards (TX-17) here Miller (CA-07), Lowey (NY-18), and Majority Leader Hoyer (MD-5) here

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