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Besieged is the word slapped on the White House this week. Its Iraq push under attack as the Senate now votes for targets for withdrawl.

The president's Attorney General, Alberto Gonzalez, all but called a liar by his own resigned chief of staff.

Across the pond, old ally Tony Blair looking helpless as Iran grabs British marines.

The president joked at this week's the Correspondents dinner about the woes he faced a year ago. Ah, he said, those were the good old days.

This hour On Point: tornadoes, Pat Tillman, and the siege in Washington, with our weekly news roundtable.


Jeanne Cummings, correspondent for Politico

Gerard Baker, U.S. editor of the Times of London

Jack Beatty, On Point news analyst, senior editor at the Atlantic Monthly

This program aired on March 30, 2007.


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