"The vote was 226-202, with only five Republicans voting for the bill and 32 Democrats opposing it. The Pentagon has said that without the bill the Army could start running out of war funds as early as July. President Barack Obama has pushed for the package, arguing that it is crucial to his efforts to wind down operations in Iraq while boosting personnel and fighting power in Afghanistan." http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090616/ap_on_go_co/us_congress_war_funds House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-Md., unsuccessfully appealed to Republicans for support, saying 80 percent of the package still went to the troops. "Stand up for them," he said. My, my how times have changed. I never thought that I'd see the GOP being weak on defense and the WOT and not supporting our Troops! How shameful.