Bush outlines vision for next four years in State of the Union
? President Bush outlined his vision the for next four years during the State of the Union Address in Washington Wednesday.
One of the main topics of the president?s speech was the topic of Social Security reform. Bush urged Congress to take more risks in an effort to make the system ?permanently sound.? Bush said members of Congress needed to put aside their differences for Social Security reform because young people?s retirements are ?more important than partisan politics.?
Bush also hailed the success of the recent elections in Iraq. According to the president, democracy in Iraq will provide hope ?to a troubled region.? Despite the recent elections, the president did not provide a timetable as to when American troops would be leaving Iraq.
Bush also made it clear during his speech that his administration will continue to confront regimes around the world that support terror. He singled out Syria and Iran when speaking about this topic.