John Conyers Letter To Bush Regarding Downing Street Memo

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John Conyers wants to send a few questions regarding the Downing Street Memo to the White House. If Mr. Bush could find time in his busy day of playing a “war president” to respond to this letter it might be entertaining. The questions include:

1) Do you or anyone in your administration dispute the accuracy of the leaked document?
2) Were arrangements being made, including the recruitment of allies, before you sought Congressional authorization to go to war? Did you or anyone in your Administration obtain Britain’s commitment to invade prior to this time?
3) Was there an effort to create an ultimatum about weapons inspectors in order to help with the justification for the war as the minutes indicate?
4) At what point in time did you and Prime Minister Blair first agree it was necessary to invade Iraq?
5) Was there a coordinated effort with the U.S. intelligence community and/or British officials to “fix” the intelligence and facts around the policy as the leaked document states?

You can sign this letter here.

9:06 pm on May 29, 2005