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The Downing Street Minutes - FOIA from Congress, Questions from Media, Poll from Public


Fifty-two Congress Members have filed a Freedom of Information Act request to the White House, the Department of Defense, and the Department of State seeking any and all documents and materials concerning the Downing Street Minutes and the lead up to the Iraq war.

Prime Minister Tony Blair has confirmed the authenticity of the Downing Street Minutes.

A Zogby poll has found that 42 percent of Americans would favor impeachment proceedings if President Bush misled the nation about his reasons for going to war with Iraq. Imagine where that figure will be after the public learns about the Downing Street Minutes!

The United States changed its Iraq policy to begin airstrikes months before the official war.

How can you tell when Bush is lying? His mouth is moving. Read this analysis of last night’s speech.

David Swanson

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