Obama launches push for support on Syria, calls for quick action in Congress




 
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Obama launches push for support on Syria, calls for quick action in Congress
 
September 3rd, 2013  
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Obama launches push for support on Syria, calls for quick action in Congress
By Jeff Mason WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama urged Congress on Tuesday to act quickly on a resolution authorizing use of military force against Syria, as he ramped up a lobbying effort to win support for limited strikes against President Bashar al-Assad's forces. During a meeting with congressional leaders at the White House, Obama said he was confident Congress would vote in favor of military action and said the United States had a broad plan to help the rebels defeat Syrian government forces. "What we are envisioning is something limited. It is something proportional. ...




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