White House to sign Iraq reconstruction bill into law

At presstime last week, US President George W. Bush was expected to sign an $87.5 billion Iraq and Afghanistan spending bill that earmarks $18.6 billion in grants for Iraq reconstruction.Of that reconstruction total, $1.89 billion will go to oil-related projects, mostly for infrastructure, although $690 million is for a domestic petroleum product stockpile. The White House had wanted a total of $2.1 billion, with $900 million set aside for fuel but congressional spenders trimmed back that amount by $210 million.Blueprint largely intactOther than the $210 million shortfall on fuel, the White House's blueprint for repairing war-related damage to Iraq's oil sector remained largely in...

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