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Denis R. McDonough
Senate leader Harry Reid rejects call for U.S. troop buildup in Iraq
Senate leader Harry Reid rejects call for U.S. troop buildup in Iraq

The Senate's top Democrat said Wednesday he would oppose any new U.S. military involvement on Iraq, saying it was not in America's interest to involve itself in that nation's "civil war." "It's time for the Iraqis to resolve it themselves," Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said in remarks on the Senate floor. "After a decade of war, the American people have had enough. American families have had enough. And I do not support in any way putting our men and women in the midst of this civil war." The Nevada lawmaker's comments came hours before he and other congressional leaders were to meet with President Obama at the White House to...

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