Congress to weigh move against Syria

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September 1st, 2013

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Tom Whalen, College of General Studies

Skeptical members of Congress are heading to the White House today for a classified full-court press by President Obama and his advisers who will try to convince them to back a military strike on Syria in retaliation for a chemical weapons attack that the U.S. said killed hundreds of civilians — an effort one local congressman called “an uphill battle.”

Expert quote:

“Certainly this potentially puts the onus on Congress now and takes the heat off President Obama.”

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