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Sen. John McCain says he doesn’t support the latest Senate resolution to authorize military force against Syria.
Sen. John McCain says he will support President Barack Obama’s request to intervene in Syria if the move would “reverse the situation on the battlefield.”
President Barack Obama, working to persuade skeptical lawmakers to endorse a U.S. military intervention in civil war-wracked Syria, hosted two leading Capitol Hill foreign policy hawks for talks and directed his national security team to testify before Congress in a determined effort to sell his plan for limited missile strikes against Syrian President Bashar Assad’s regime.
President Barack Obama, seeking a congressional endorsement for U.S. military intervention in civil war-wracked Syria, is inviting two leading Capitol Hill foreign policy hawks to the White House in efforts to sell the idea to a nation deeply scarred by more than a decade of war.
International aid to Syrians uprooted by civil war is a “drop in the sea” of what is needed, a top U.N. official said Monday, estimating that five million Syrians have been displaced inside the country.
Speaking on Sunday’s “Face the Nation,” Sen. John McCain stated that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his regime are “euphoric” about President Obama’s announcement seeking congressional authorization for military action.
The barbs are personal, the differences are multiplying among Republicans, a party divided over spending, foreign policy, a willingness to risk a government shutdown in order to defund the health care law and more.
Republican Sen. John McCain had some choice words for Fox News in a recent interview with The New Republic.
Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham says President Barack Obama has asked him and Sen. John McCain to travel to Egypt to urge the military to move ahead on elections.
There was no conciliatory phone call, no heart-to-heart talk to soothe the tensions.