Pete King Says Obama Is ‘Abdicating His Responsibility’ on Syria

President Obama in the Rose Garden earlier today. (Photo: Getty)
President Obama in the Rose Garden earlier today. (Photo: Getty)

Rep. Pete King says President Barack Obama made a serious mistake today when he announced he’d seek congressional approval to attack Syria, which is accused of slaughtering its own people with chemical weapons.

Mr. King, an outspoken hawk on foreign policy matters who is flirting with his own presidential bid in 2016, accused Mr. Obama of setting a precedent that will hamstring other administrations going forward. “President Obama is abdicating his responsibility as commander-in-chief and undermining the authority of future presidents,” Mr. King argued in a statement.

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Mitt Romney Says Obama Wants To ‘Make Friends With Some of the World’s Worst Actors’

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Mitt Romney

In an appearance on Sean Hannity’s Fox News show last night, Mitt Romney blasted President Barack Obama’s approach to the Middle East.

“I think the president’s foreign policy is generally characterized by an effort to try to make friends with some of the world’s worst actors,” Mr. Romney said. “In some cases, to show good faith by providing things forom the U.S. that hopefully will convince people that we’re good guys. I think that’s a mistake.” Continue reading “Mitt Romney Says Obama Wants To ‘Make Friends With Some of the World’s Worst Actors’”

Gillibrand Praises Obama's Call for Assad to Resign

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand sent out a statement this morning commending President Obama for calling on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to step down.

“President Assad has brutally violated the human rights of his own people while killing thousands of Syrian citizens and fostering terrorism across his borders,” Gillibrand said in the statement. “I commend President Obama for sending a clear message to Syria that the Assad regime must respond to the democratic urging of the Syrian people by stepping down.” Continue reading “Gillibrand Praises Obama's Call for Assad to Resign”