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Ben Swann: Congress Too Cowardly To Vote On Syria?

by Ben Swann | September 6, 2013

The issue is pretty simple. The Congress of the United States has to determine whether or not to support U.S. strikes on Syria. It is called a declaration of war and it is the job of Congress to either approve or deny military action.

Today, the National Review Online is reporting that Congressional aides are saying that the House may not even vote on action in Syria if House leadership believes the vote will fail.

“Two new whip counts of House members by ABC News and the liberal Firedoglake web site show a majority of House members firmly or leaning against intervention. The Washington Post’s more conservative count stands at 204 “no” votes, only 13 short of the majority needed to kill the president’s request. “

Really? That is the position of the House leadership?

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LittleWing's picture

Senators Chambliss and Isakson , GA-Undecided

GA Congressman Doug Collins -"Voting No, at this time."

Keeping the pressure on them! Don't let up folks!

If Wars Can Be Started by Lies, They Can Be Stopped By Truth.

Senator Vitter voting - NO

A little good news - email from Senator Vitter

"After a lot of careful thought and prayer, I have decided that I will vote NO on the Syria war resolution when it comes before the United States Senate, likely next week.

Hammer away at them -

That is good news!

Yes, keep calling!

I am!

We need a vote

We need a vote so we know who to vote out of public office!

LittleWing's picture

Uh Oh! Get back on the phones people!

Hold their feet to the fire!

If Wars Can Be Started by Lies, They Can Be Stopped By Truth.

Okay, we need to something good for Mr. Swann.

Like nominate him for a Pulitzer or Moors-Cabot award.

http://www.journalism.columbia.edu/prizes/

If you don't know your rights, you don't have any.