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  • WH confident on winning Hill support on Syria but uses 'flood the zone' to get votes

    09/02/2013 5:38:34 AM PDT · by chemicalman · 43 replies
    Fox ^ | Sep. 2, 2013 | Fox News
    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 Obama’s 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 couldn’t 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...