More GOP Defections on Iraq
Republican call to leave Iraq incites questions about future U.S. involvement in Iraq.
What happenedThe White House was scrambling this week to shore up support for the war in Iraq, as seveal senior Republican senators joined the growing chorus calling for a radical change in U.S. strategy. Sens. Pete Domenici of New Mexico and Richard Lugar of Indiana became the latest Republicans to call for troops to be brought home sooner rather than later. Domenici said he wants to see