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Congressman Braley Voted To Bar Funding To Fight ISIL Terrorists In Iraq

DES MOINES – Three months ago, after the second largest city in Iraq fell into the hands of ISIL terrorists, Congressman Bruce Braley proudly cast a vote to bar funding against any military operation in Iraq. As Roll Call reports: “With President Barack Obama grappling with how to respond to the escalating violence in Iraq and the rapid rise of an insurgent terrorist organization there, House Democrats have spoken: They overwhelmingly want to cut off funding for combat in the region, especially boots on the ground. Late Thursday, 142 Democrats [including Congressman Bruce Braley] and a handful of Republicans joined forces behind an amendment ...