March 16, 2006: Bush Seeks Support for Line-Item Veto (AP)

  • “I listened carefully to some constructive suggestions from both Republicans and Democrats as to how to get a piece of legislation passed,” Bush told reporters after the meeting. “The American people expect all of us from both parties to work diligently as to how we spend their money. And one way that we can earn the confidence of the people is to pass a line-item veto.”