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US Bush threatens to veto supersized Iraq spending bill

US President George W. Bush threatened again to veto an emergency spending bill for Iraq and Afghanistan — after lawmakers slipped in numerous unrelated pet projects. “We must be strong on controlling the federal appetite for spending,” the US president said during a speech at a signing ceremony for a recently passed tax-cut bill. “Congress is now considering an emergency supplemental bill that can show the American people we’re determined to be fiscally sound with their money. I’ve set a clear limit on spending that I’ll accept for this legislation,” Bush said. Full Story

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