03/18/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Nancy Pelosi: Barack Obama Must 'Make His Case' For Afghanistan Funds

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Wednesday that it's up to President Barack Obama to persuade reluctant Democrats to fund his Afghanistan troop buildup -- his most important foreign policy initiative -- because she has no plans to do so herself.

Pelosi's reluctance to lobby for an Afghan surge appropriation reflects the deep divisions within the Democratic Party over Obama's decision to send more troops to Afghanistan.

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