Labor-HHS-Education and Military Construction-Veterans Affairs appropriations bills.

Bush threatens to veto combined appropriations bill President Bush on Tuesday stated he would veto a more than $700 billion package in mind by Democrats that includes the fiscal season 2008 Defense , Labor-HHS-Education and Military Construction-Veterans Affairs appropriations bills, The Hill reports . The bundle contains about 70 percent of the total $955 billion in discretionary spending that Democrats look for FY 2008. Bush has threatened to veto the Labor-HHS-Education bill because the legislation exceeds his obtain discretionary spending by $9 billion but has not threatened to veto the other two expenses .

Bush Prepares To Approve Bird Flu Plan In case of a bird flu outbreak, U.S. Money could be created overseas and People in america checked in drive-through medical exams for signs of illness, according to government programs being finalized. Government officials say the 1st case of bird flu could show up in the usa in the coming weeks or months as birds migrate from abroad. President George W. Bush is usually likely to approve a nationwide response plan within the next week or two laying out how agencies should react if it had been transmitted to humans. The program assumes a worst-case situation that as much as 90 million people in the U.S. Would become unwell and 2 million would die during a worldwide flu pandemic.