Friday, January 26, 2007


Bush: I'm the decision-maker

"George Bush, the US president, has challenged Congress and skeptical politicians not to prematurely condemn his plan in Iraq.

In an oval office meeting with senior military advisers on Friday, Bush said: "I'm the decision-maker" about sending more troops to fight the war in Iraq.

"I've picked the plan that I think is most likely to succeed," Bush said.

He also challenged Democratic and Republican politicians, who are lining up to support resolutions opposing his decision to send 21,500 troops to Iraq, to put up their own ideas.

"Some are condemning a plan before it's even had a chance to work," he said......"

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