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Senate Foreign Relations Panel Approves Resolution on Military Action in Syria

Senate Foreign Relations Panel Approves Resolution on Military Action in Syria

Post ID: 40406 | POSTED ON: Sep 04, 2013
 
 

WASHINGTON, DC — A divided Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Wednesday approved an authorization of force against the Syrian regime, setting up a showdown next week in the full Senate on whether President Obama should have the authority to strike. The 10-7 vote showed bipartisan support for a strike, but bipartisan opposition as well. Yes votes included Senators John McCain, Republican of Arizona, Bob Corker, Republican of Tennessee, and Jeff Flake, Republican of Arizona. No votes included Democratic Senators Tom Udall of New Mexico and Chris Murphy of Connecticut. The Senate’s newest member, Edward Markey, Democrat of Massachusetts, voted present..Read More

Source : New York Times

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