Senate blocks move to bring McChrystal to Hill | Washington Examiner

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Senate blocks move to bring McChrystal to Hill
By: SUSAN FERRECHIO
Chief Congressional Correspondent
10/01/09 4:37 PM EDT
The Senate defeated on a party-line vote a move by Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz to set a Nov. 15 deadline for the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan and other military brass to testify before the Senate about the need for additional [...]

Congressman: Generals may quit if Obama stays pat in Afghanistan – The Hill

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Congressman: Generals may quit if Obama stays pat in Afghanistan
By Jordan Fabian – 10/01/09 09:34 AM ET
A conservative congressman said on Thursday that top generals may resign or retire early if President Barack Obama does not make a significant changes to the military’s Afghan strategy.
“Sure, I think that’s a legitimate concern,” Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) [...]