Democrats were expecting about 11 Republicans to vote with the majority of Americans and send a message of disapproval for Bush's troop surge. In the final vote, 17 Republicans put politics aside to vote for the resolution. Pete Sessions, of course, voted to contine marching in lockstep with the President.
FINAL VOTE RESULTS FOR ROLL CALL 99
H CON RES 63 YEA-AND-NAY 16-Feb-2007 3:22 PM
QUESTION: On Agreeing to the Resolution
TITLE: Disapproving of the decision of the President announced on January 10, 2007, to deploy more than 20,000 additional United States combat troops to Iraq
246 Yea, 182 Nay, 6 not voting.
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