Rep. Bill Foster Responds to Gen. Petraeus and Ambassador Crocker
In a response to Gen. David Petraeus and Ambassador Crocker's testimony in Congress on the issue of the War in Iraq, Rep. Bill Foster (IL-14) issued a statement today, which can be downloaded via satellite.
"This war will cost us over $2 trillion dollars and will impact the financial future of our children and grandchildren," Rep. Foster said. "They will be forced to pay our bills in the generations to come. This is a war that has deprived us of improving health care, providing a middle class tax cut and investing in science and education.
"I strongly encourage the General to reaffirm our true mission in the Middle East to hunt down and destroy Osama Bin Laden and the al-Qaida network in Afghanistan."
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