5,339. 9/7/2003

On September 7, 2003, “President Bush, in a primetime address to the nation, calls Iraq ‘the central front’ on the war on terrorism, and requests $87 billion from Congress for the first year of occupation and reconstruction in Iraq, as well as for operations in Afghanistan.”

 – Todd S. Purdum and The New York Times Staff, A Time of Our Choosing, Pages 297-298

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