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WASHINGTON – House Republican leaders drafted legislation on Thursday that rejects calls for withdrawal of U.S. forces from Iraq as “fundamentally inconsistent with achieving victory” and said they would force a vote on Friday.

It would be the second time in five weeks that GOP leaders maneuvered for a vote on the war in the face of Democratic calls for a timetable for withdrawal.

The resolution expresses the commitment of the House “to achieving victory in Iraq.”


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