Hizbullah group lashed out on Friday at US President George W. Bush for urging Lebanon's anti-Syrian lawmakers to push through their own choice for president if need be to resolve the country's long political deadlock.
Bush's comments a day earlier were the first time the US leader urged such a step. The anti-Syrian bloc in Lebanon has avoided trying to use its slim majority in parliament to elect a president.
Doing so would inflame the confrontation with the opposition, led by Syria-ally Hizbullah.
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