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September 11, 2013 7:01 am

Mitch McConnell Announces Opposition to Syria Strike

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President Barack Obama meets with Senate Minority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., in the Oval Office, Aug. 4, 2010. Photo: Wiki Commons.

USA Today – Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell broke ranks with congressional leaders Tuesday, saying he won’t support a military strike on Syria because there are no indications it would change conditions there — and could make them worse.

“This proposal just does not stand up,” a harshly critical McConnell said in Senate floor remarks, adding “I have never been an isolationist. And a vote against this resolution shouldn’t be confused by anyone as a turn in that direction.”

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