Skip to comments.Fact Check: Did Obama try to seek a delay in U.S.-Iraq talks?
Posted on 10/12/2008 3:01:59 PM PDT by Faux_Pas
The Times article said Obama "tried to convince Iraqi leaders in private conversations that the president shouldn't be allowed to enact the deal without congressional approval." It said "some of the specifics of the conversations remain the subject of dispute" and that Iraqi leaders said Obama "urged Baghdad to delay an agreement with Mr. Bush until next year when a new president will be in office a charge the Democratic campaign denies."
On Sunday, Oct. 12, Zebari issued a statement rejecting the allegations in the Washington Times article. Obama "never, ever discouraged" the signing of an agreement, Zebari said in the statement, adding, "I think this was misrepresented."
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The comments below the article just made me hurl.
Ping! CNN Report.
agreed, i read them with my mouth open.
i hope these people don’t vote.
The self-declared authorities of truth at CNN need to be fact-checked themselves.
Yes, he did. It was widely reported at the time.
Those bloggers are Obamamaniacs. They’re the hired thugs.
They seem to be everywhere. With McCain bumper stickers on
my truck, I’ve been the recipient of unlove-notes from
these nice folks under my windshield wiper blades and
numerous attempts have been made to remove the bumper
stickers. I’d sure like to catch one of these jokers in
The comments below the article make me ill too... The posters clearly place all the blame for this statement on “Sarah Palin” when she clearly got her info from a news article. How sad.
Let me see, it’s factcheck so it will say “Obama did not do this. He is wonderful and great and would never do anything wrong. Ever. And it’s a fact because our url says factcheck”.
Are you saying FactCheck is wrong? Please provide proof.
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