Obama, Clinton Respond to Bush’s Speech on the War in Ohio


Obama statement: “Once again, the President has failed to show us any real evidence of political progress in Iraq, which was the purpose of his policy…” Full statement here.

Clinton statement: “We cannot allow President Bush to tie the hands of his successor to his failed Iraq policy…” Full statement here.

Earlier: President defends slow pace of progress, derides calls from Congress for troop withdrawals or deadlines so the military could focus more on the anti-terror battle elsewhere. Read his full remarks here.

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