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Saddam's American Victims Blast Bush Over Iraq Veto

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Lawyers for American victims of Saddam Hussein's crimes during the first Gulf War are pressing Congress not to give in to a Bush administration pocket veto of the defense authorization bill.

After complaints from the Iraqi government, Bush vetoed the bill because of a provision that would allow victims of terrorism to be awarded compensation from frozen foreign assets of state sponsors of terror.

Read the whole story at The Hill