New York senator and 2008 presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton, seen here in December 2006, is to visit Iraq and Afghanistan this weekend to meet government officials and US military leaders, her office said
Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton and two other lawmakers are headed to Iraq this weekend as Congress engages in fierce debate over President Bush’s plan to send 21,500 more troops to salvage the U.S. effort there.
Clinton, a Democrat from New York who is considering running for president, is traveling with Sen. Evan Bayh (news, bio, voting record), D-Ind., who had also eyed the 2008 race but opted out, and Rep. John McHugh (news, bio, voting record), a Republican from upstate New York.
The three, all members of armed services committees, are to meet with top Iraqi officials and U.S. military commanders. The trip also takes them to
“This was the first opportunity we had to be able to go because of the long weekend, and it turns out that the timing is propitious because of the president’s plans,” said Clinton, who opposes Bush’s plan to send more U.S. troops to Iraq.
Perhaps Hillary can then tell the world what HER plan is to solve the Iraq War crisis.
So, now what?
And Democrat Senator Joe Lieberman supports the President.
Is Hillary going to Iraq to figure out an Iraq campaign strategy?
Doubtful……she is trying to appear a “MODERATE” for the general election race against McCain or Giuliani.
Well, she wants to be elected President – so why not go to Iraq and appear Presidential. She has learned from the master.
But, will Hillary get away with it?
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