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December 1, 2007

White House Wish List

President's Radio Address
Congress must address four critical priorities.
  1. First, Congress needs to pass a bill to fund our troops in combat.
  2. Second, Congress needs to make sure our intelligence professionals can continue to monitor terrorist communications so we can prevent attacks against our people.
  3. Third, Congress needs to pass a bill to protect middle-class families from higher taxes.
  4. And fourth, Congress needs to pass all the remaining appropriations bills to keep the Federal Government running.
Iraq

Bush Urges Emergency War Funds to Avoid Defense Layoffs
President Bush warned Congress yesterday that the Pentagon will soon have to start laying off civilian employees and reducing operations at U.S. military bases unless lawmakers send him an emergency war funding bill that does not mandate troop withdrawals from Iraq.

AIDS

Bush Urges Congress to Approve Additional AIDS Funds
President Bush today marked World AIDS Day by touting his administration's spending on the fight against the disease and calling on Congress to approve his plan to double funding for battling HIV/AIDS overseas to $30 billion over the next five years.

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