Hadley fails to sway senators on Iraq.

Robert Novak writes in today’s Washington Post:

National security adviser Stephen J. Hadley visited Capitol Hill just before Congress adjourned for the Fourth of July. Meetings with a half-dozen senior Republican senators were clearly intended to extinguish fires set by Sen. Richard Lugar’s unexpected break from President Bush’s Iraq policy. They failed. […]

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Based on what Hadley said, one senator concluded that “they just do not recognize the depth of the difficulty they are in.”