The Obama administration is claiming that the threat of United States military action in Syria is what caused Russia and Syria to make way for a diplomatic option.
Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) wants the White House to call off the congressional vote that would potentially authorize strikes against Syria.
House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) said this morning on Capitol Hill that President Obama has not "made the sale" to the American people on why military action is necessary in Syria. He said that "clearly" opposition in the House comes from the vocal views of lawmakers' constituents across the country.
On Fox News Sunday, Karl Rove criticized the Obama administration for its handling of the Syria crisis following the Aug. 21 chemical weapons attack. He said Obama's failure to make a decision on military action has given the Assad regime weeks to prepare for U.S. strikes, calling it an "unmitigated disaster" and "amateur hour at the White House."
Will President Obama order the strikes without the approval of Congress? It's the question of the day, and the weekend, as President Obama gets set to address the nation Tuesday to once again state his case for a U.S. military strike on Syria.
During a press conference at the G20 Summit, President Obama refused to answer whether he will still strike Syria if Congress votes down military action.
At yesterday's State Department briefing, spokeswoman Jen Psaki was asked this by AP reporter Matthew Lee: "Was there some kind of, like, group spine-removal procedure op at the White House over the weekend? I don't understand. How is this courageous?" he asked.
On today's Happening Now, Arizona Sen. John McCain (R) responded to why he's been such an outspoken proponent for the use of force in the United States' reaction to Syria's perpetration of chemical weapons use.
The latest reports indicate that Sen. John McCain will not support the current Senate proposal that would authorize the use of military force against Syria.
Tonight on Hannity, Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) spoke out against taking military action in Syria. Earlier today during the Senate hearing, he pressed Secretary of State John Kerry on the clear objective is for the United States.
In tonight’s Talking Points Memo, Bill O’Reilly made the case for the United States intervening in Syria in response to the regime’s use of chemical weapons.
Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) spoke to Bret Baier on Special Report tonight after attending today’s Senate Foreign Relations Committee Hearing on Syria.