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August 26, 2013 8:33 am

Congressional Republicans Urge Obama to Act on Syria

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A victim of the alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria. Photo: Screenshot.

Washington Times – Congressional Republicans on Sunday ratcheted up pressure on the White House to intervene in Syria, saying the United States “has sat on the sidelines for too long” amid increasing evidence that the Assad regime used chemical weapons on civilians.

They called for action as President Obama weighs evidence of a toxic attack in suburban Damascus. Several hundred Syrians, including women and children, were killed in Wednesday’s artillery assault, though the exact death toll and details of the attack remain murky.

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