Sen. Jeff Sessions Unsure About Syria

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By Alabama News Network

According to polls, President Obama is still short on votes to approve any military action against Syria. Senator Jeff Sessions is concerned that we may be overstepping our authority. 

 
"We don't want to involve ourselves deeper in a volatile internal struggle, civil war really, with Syria. It's just we simply cannot solve every dispute around the world," said Sen. Sessions. 
 
Tuskegee resident Revell Hicks is just as unsure about striking the foreign nation. But he sees why the US keeps taking action in the middle east. 
 
"I feel like we do kind of step in a lot, but I do see why we do that. As I mentioned earlier, if we don't take consider the actions of others as far as what they do in their own towns and their own foundations, they will turn that upon us," said Hicks.
 
One resident thinks that we should support the president in his decision.
 
"Whichever way the good lord leads our president is the way we should go. Always put god first and god cannot lead you wrong," said resident Carol Knight. 
 
Senator Sessions says he hasn't decided which way he will vote on the issue, but he's going in with an open mind. 
 
"The president has asked for our support in congress. He deserves a full and fair hearing on that request for support. He will get that," said Sen. Sessions.  
 
President Obama can still authorize the use of force without the support of congress. He has yet to say what action he'll take if they choose to vote against a strike. 

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