Dean Repeats Call for Withdrawal of Troops from Iraq

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) - Democrats are blaming the Bush
administration's Iraq policy for turning U-S soldiers into targets
for Iraq's insurgency.

In the party's weekly radio address, Democratic Party Chairman
Howard Dean said the Republican plan to "stay the course" is not
an option. And he rejects Republican criticism that Democrats want
to "cut and run."

He says the Bush administration has demonstrated a "failed
political leadership and lack of foresight and planning."

Dean says Democrats "will defend America" and "be tough and

He says most Americans don't believe the president, while his
administration questions the patriotism of critics.

Dean repeated the Democratic call for a phased withdrawal of U-S
troops to start by the end of the year.

KBTX-TV Channel 3 4141 E. 29th Street Bryan, TX 77802 Phone: (979) 846-7777 Fax: (979) 846-1490 News Fax: (979) 846-1888
Copyright © 2002-2015 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 3222886 -
Gray Television, Inc.