For Immediate Release
24 Million People and 81 Congressmembers Push President on Afghanistan Withdrawal
WASHINGTON - Hours after General David Petraeus claimed progress on Afghanistan in front Congress, 81 Representatives sent a bipartisan letter to President Obama asking that his planned July drawdown of troops from the country be “significant and sizeable.” Thirty-one religious, foreign policy and membership-based organizations, representing nearly 24 million people supported the letter.
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