Wednesday | June 04, 2003
Pressure rises on WMD issue
Despite efforts to make it all go away, Congressional pressure on the WMD issue (something about lying to get their war on) has definitely put the administration on the defensive.
Facing mounting criticism, Bush administration officials on Wednesday denied they slanted U.S. intelligence on Iraq's alleged weapons of mass destruction to justify a war.Across the pond, Blair is now facing an inquiry from a Parliament which has been extremely aggressive in its pursuit of the truth. While comparatively much meeker, the US Congress is starting to move in that direction -- well, at least the Senate, where Armed Services Committee Chair John Warner (R), has announced plans to hold hearings.
Of all the presidential candidates, Graham is really running with this story:
Democratic presidential candidate Bob Graham said Wednesday that President Bush would be held accountable if evidence shows intelligence on Iraq's weapons program was intentionally manipulated to justify war.Posted June 04, 2003 04:37 PM | Comments (45)