Schatz Talks Tough on Syria, Downgrades to Request for Debate

·By Chad Blair and Kery Murakami

Office of Senator Brian Schatz

Senator’s position changes as Congress senses public’s mood, while Reps. Hanabusa and Gabbard seek more facts.

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Chad Blair

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Do representatives vote for or against acts of war because of personal beliefs or political calculations? Is it legitimate for the US to bomb Syria over the government's alleged war crimes against its people?