The Corner

War-Funding Update

Hearing that Dems are planning to announce a deal on the war suppplemental funding bill. A newsroom source says that 

outlines are expected to be quite similar to a measure put forward by sen john warner last week to which there will be 18 benchmarks on both political security and economic progress with reports due from the administration to congress on july 15th and september 15th.

The benchmarks will be tied to Iraqi reconstruction funds but the President will have the ability to waive the benchmarks