TheWashingtonPost – Ed O’Keefe And Paul Kane – After Classified Briefing, Lawmakers Skeptical On Syria Attack – 2 September 2013

The Washington Post

The Obama administration’s request for U.S. military intervention in Syria would not pass the Congress as written because it is too broad, a senior senator said Sunday after a classified briefing on the situation.

Sen. Patrick J. Leahy (D-Vt.), the dean of the Senate, told reporters after the meeting that the resolution seeking military force is “too open ended” as written. “I know it will be amended in the Senate,” he said. / link to original article

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