May 25th, 2007
09:53 PM ET
1 year ago

President signs Iraq spending bill

WASHINGTON (CNN) - President Bush signed the $120 billion Iraq war funding bill Friday evening at Camp David, the White House announced.

"Congress voted yesterday to provide our troops with the funding and flexibility they need to protect our country,and I was pleased to sign the bill today," said the president in a written statement after the signing. "Rather than mandate arbitrary timetables for troop withdrawals or micromanage our military commanders, this legislation enables our servicemen and women to follow the judgment of commanders on the ground."


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