House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Thursday scuttled a proposal to create a “war tax” to finance the increased troop deployment to Afghanistan, an idea that had come from her closest allies in the Capitol.
Pelosi rejects ‘war tax’ for troop increase – washingtonpost.com
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