Cruz: Why is Parliament — but not Congress — debating Syria?Submitted by emalvini on Thu, 08/29/2013 - 14:30
Cruz: Why is Parliament — but not Congress — debating Syria?
Alex Pappas, Political Reporter
12:12 PM 08/29/2013
Texas Sen. Ted Cruz says it’s “unacceptable” that members of the British House of Commons are having a vigorous debate about that country’s policy towards Syria but Congress is staying home.
Senator Ted Cruz ✔ @SenTedCruz
7:53 AM - 29 Aug 2013
The Republican tweeted an image to his 116,000 followers on Thursday of Prime Minister David Cameron debating the topic on top of another photo showing the empty floor of the U.S. Senate.
Lawmakers are currently out of session for their summer recess. But some are arguing that before the Obama administration launches strikes on Syria, Congress should vote on it.