Bush draws heat from conservatives on highway bill

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By Caren Bohan WASHINGTON, July 30 (Reuters) - Despite big legislative wins this week, President George W. Bush is drawing heat from some conservatives over his plans to sign a highway bill that critics say warranted a veto because it is chock full of extra spending. Bush was pleased by a mid-July report from his budget office that slashed the fiscal 2005 deficit forecast to $333 billion -- down nearly $100 billion from its February projection and lower than last year's $412 billion ...

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