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As the Washington Post noted this morning, the plans of House Democrats to “choke off” funding for our men and women in uniform are hardly a mystery:
Yesterday, in the middle of House debate on Democrats’ non-binding resolution that supports denying our troops the resources needed to succeed in Iraq, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD) took to the House floor to say:
This week, Democrats have come to the House floor, one after another, and referred to their non-binding resolution as a “first step” in the effort to cut off funding for American troops in harm’s way. The next step, we now know, will come in the weeks ahead as Democrats take action to deny our troops the resources needed to succeed in the Global War on Terror.
Before the new strategy for success was announced in January, Democrats – as recently as December – said the troops needed reinforcements: