Saturday, August 31, 2013

Griffin on Possible Military Action Against Syria

LITTLE ROCK – Congressman Tim Griffin (AR-02) issued the following statement regarding President Obama’s announcement that he would seek Congressional authorization for military action against Syria:

“The President is required by statute and the Constitution to obtain the approval of Congress before military action in Syria. I am encouraged to see the President will seek our counsel and approval. Many of my constituents and I are deeply skeptical of the President's stated desire to launch an attack on Syria. I look forward to hearing the President's case and reviewing the intelligence. However, the President has a lot of work to do to convince Arkansans and me that U.S. military action is appropriate in this instance.”

Tags: Rep. Tim Griffin, Syria, military Action

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