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Republican congressman withdraws
support for Syria strike

Washington Post, by Aaron Blake,

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Posted By:Drive, 9/6/2013 9:55:15 AM

Rep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.), who on Saturday said he supported President Obama’s decision to launch military action in Syria, has changed his mind. In a statement Thursday, Grimm says the window for action has now passed and that the feedback from his constituents has made him re-think his previous position. “Thus, after much thought, deliberation and prayer, I am no longer convinced that a U.S. strike on Syria will yield a benefit to the United States that will not be greatly outweighed by the extreme cost of war,” Grimm said. Grimm added: “Now that the Assad regime has seen our playbook and has

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My congressman doing what we his constituents want. What a concept!

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: metalman2, 9/6/2013 10:03:17 AM     (No. 9508273)

He explains why he changed his mind, that´s fine. But the obvious seems to be going right over the heads of the insulated politicians. Obama has set in motion events in the middle east that will aid radical Islam to take power. He has done it willingly and purposefully and it´s as obvious as the big ears on the sides of his head.

How can people be so blind?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Pearson365, 9/6/2013 11:16:47 AM     (No. 9508438)

Why did this fool support The War to Save Obama in the first place? Wasn´t he aware that Obama wandered off TelePrompTer to deliver his red line comments in 8/12? Why isn´t this low info congressman even aware that attacking Assad only helps al-Qaeda? Sadly, Grimm is more than just his name.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Chuzzles, 9/6/2013 11:32:02 AM     (No. 9508473)

#2, at least this guy listened to his constituents and changed his tune. Unlike Rubio who not only did not listen, he double and triple downed. Now any chances he ever had for the Presidency have evaporated.

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