Weighing A Syria Strike: Lawmakers React

Weighing A Syria Strike: Lawmakers React

Kojo speaks with a local lawmaker about President Barack Obama's case for a military assault on Syria and how Congress will move forward given a last-minute diplomatic opening by Russia.

After weeks of political wrangling, President Barack Obama has taken his case for a military assault on Syria to prime-time America. We speak with a local lawmaker about his reaction to the president's speech and about how Congress will move forward, even as the president explores one last diplomatic opening to avoid a strike.

Guests

Gerald Connolly

Member, U.S. House of Representatives (D-VA, 11th District);

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