[The Congress Thursday sent to President Bush's desk a supplemental appropriations bill that includes the first mandatory timetable for withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq. Vermont's Congressional Delegation - Sen. Patrick Leahy (D), Sen. Bernie Sanders (I), and Rep. Peter Welch (D) - support the Iraq withdrawal timetable provisions and voted for the bill.
The Vermont Congressional Delegation (Sen. Patrick Leahy, Sen. Bernie Sanders, and Rep. Peter Welch) Wednesday night asked President Bush for a disaster declaration to make Vermont eligible for federal disaster relief after last week's Nor'easter.
Cites unwillingness to testify and produce documents on fabricated pre-war intelligence
Washington, D.C. - At a meeting of the Oversight and Government Reform Committee today, Rep. Peter Welch urged the subpoena of Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice for her role in spreading misleading pre-war intelligence.
. . . Bill Also Includes Farm Disaster Aid
That Would Help Vermont Farmers With Flood Losses
New leadership, not rhetoric is needed on Iraq and domestic agenda
Washington, DC -- In response to the President's "State of the Union" address, Rep. Peter Welch issued the following statement:
"The people of this country are ready for a change in direction. Tonight, the President offers only the rhetoric of change.