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IMF and flu preparedness don't belong in Iraq war supplemental funding

June 22, 2009

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What do all these things have in common: Cash-for-clunkers, IMF funding, pandemic flu preparations, and anti-narcotic aid to Mexico? They’re all considered “supplemental war funding” that the Senate approved in a late-night session July 18th. Excuse me, Mr. President, but I thought I heard you promise not to use supplemental war funding bills any more. […]