Skip to comments.WH confident on winning Hill support on Syria but uses 'flood the zone' to get votes
Posted on 09/02/2013 5:38:34 AM PDT by chemicalman
The Obama administration, bolstered by evidence the Syrian government used lethal sarin gas on its own people, expressed confidence Sunday that Congress would back President Obamas decision for a military strike on the Middle East country.
The comment underscored the risk Obama took in deciding over the weekend to seek approval from Congress, a step King argues he didn't need to take.
Kerry told Fox News Sunday that he couldnt imagine Congress would turn its back on Israel or other U.S. allies in the region and on the Syrians slaughtered in the Aug. 21 chemical weapon attack, allegedly ordered by President Bashar al-Assad.
I can't contemplate that Congress would turn its back on all of that responsibility, Kerry said. I dont believe Congress will do that.
Kerrys comments and the White House blitz were the latest in a series of dramatic turn of events since the chemical weapon attack two weeks ago outside Damascus that killed more than 1,400 people including hundreds of women and children.
The White House official confirms on Sunday the president called Arizona Republican Sen. John McCain over the weekend to invite him to the White House on Monday, the same day Obama will hold another conference call with House members.
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None of this has anything to do with a gas attack. Except that Obama is full of hot air and went off teleprompter.
McCain is just a damned brainwashed traitor.
He doesn’t have to vote in any way. The congress will fold, the war will start and not end before his term is over, and the media will blame the R hawks like McCain. McCain will take it, cuz, you know... he’s a maverick.
Just like the sequester that OBAMA set forth, no one in the media blamed Obama, they blamed the R’s and the GOPe did not fire back.
The R’s are disguised Dems who take the beating. It’s a one party system. One party rules, the other party takes the blame to make the dems look good.
I swear, I think so many R’s are just paid palooka’s.
Tell McCain not to forget his pom poms when he visits Obama.
he's going to finish off our country in one fell swope..
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