Sunday, May 13, 2007
Sen. McConnell on Iraq: "If they vote to ask us to leave, we'll be glad to comply"
WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell spoke of his growing frustration with the Iraqi leadership today on CNN's Late Edition with Wolf Blitzer. McConnell said: "The Iraqi government is a huge disappointment. Republicans overwhelmingly feel disappointed about the Iraqi government. I read just this week that a significant number of the Iraqi parliament want to vote to ask us to leave. I want to assure you, Wolf, if they vote to ask us to leave, we'll be glad to comply with their request."
About the two month vacation the Iraqis had been planning, McConnell said "That's completely and totally unacceptable."
--From CNN Associate Producer Jennifer Burch
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