Iraq War De-Escalation Act of 2007 - Criticism

Criticism

Obama's support for the bill and general opposition of the surge pushed forth by David Petraeus has garnered him criticism from Republicans and a few pro-war Democrats. Senator John McCain, his opponent in the recent Presidential Election, has said that Obama was wrong to oppose the surge, pointing to the decreased levels of the violence that Obama said the surge would raise. Obama's campaign removed the candidate's criticism of the surge from his website however he said that his position on Iraq was unchanged, and he still supported a timetable for withdrawal from Iraq.

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