Obama: U.S. should take military action against Syrian targets

Posted at 12:06 PM, Aug 31, 2013
and last updated 2013-08-31 14:06:33-04

(CNN) — President Barack Obama said that the United States “should take military action against Syrian targets” in a Rose Garden address Saturday. However, he said he would seek Congressional approval.

(CNN) — The United States will insist that claims of chemical weapons use by Syria are investigated and confronted by the world community, President Barack Obama said Saturday in a Rose Garden speech.

(CNN) — U.S. President Barack Obama appealed Saturday for Congressional leaders to consider their responsibilities and values in debating U.S. military action in Syria over its alleged chemical weapons use. “Some things are more important than partisan differences or the politics of the moment,” he said. “Today I’m asking Congress to send a message to the world that we are united as one nation.”

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