By JENNIFER LOVEN, Associated Press Writer Sat Sep 22, 1:59 PM ET
WASHINGTON –again called Democrats “irresponsible” on Saturday for pushing an expansion he opposes to a program.
“Democrats in Congress have decided to pass a bill they know will be vetoed,” Bush said of the measure that draws significant bipartisan support, repeating in his weekly radio address an accusation he made earlier in the week. “Members of Congress are risking health coverage for poor children purely to make a political point.”
In the Democrat’s response, also broadcast Saturday, Pennsylvania Gov. moreturned the tables on the president, saying that if Bush doesn’t sign the bill, 15 states will have no funding left for the program by the end of the month . . . .