US House rejects Afghan withdrawal bill

20 Mar

Published: 18 March, 2011, 18:48

AFP Photo / Adek Berry

The US House of Representatives failed to pass a resolution by Democratic Congressman Dennis Kucinich that would have removed all US troops from Afghanistan by the end of 2011 – even though most Americans want out.

Meeting defeat with a 93 to 321 vote, the numbers showed a mark growth in congressional support for a swift withdraw from Afghanistan. A similar measure failed to pass in 2010 by a 65 to 356 vote.

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