March 29, 2007: Senate ties Iraq funds to pullout timetable (AFP)

  • "The American people want our troops out, out, out of Iraq," said Democratic Senator Robert Byrd on the Senate floor after the vote.
  • "Let us sit down together to do what is right for the American people, to address the war in Iraq, so that we can bring it to an end and bring our troops home safely and soon," said House Speaker Nancy Pelosi .