Of course we knew this was going to happen. They are against this because it serves no purpose and the Democrat Party Leaders want their overseers to shut the “front door’ up.
Congressional Back Caucus members are being asked to keep quiet about their opposition to War in Syria, according to a report in Foreign Policy – The Cable. Obama National Security Adviser Susan Rice will apparently brief the group on Monday in an effort to win their votes for a Congressional Resolution to approve military action against Syria.
The situation in Syria has grown increasingly complicated for President Barack Obama and his party, raising serious questions about the White House’s credibility on foreign affairs and forcing Democrat lawmakers to choose sides on the controversial issue.
And public statements made in opposition to the president’s proposal have prompted the chairwoman of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) to ask that its members “limit public comment” on the situation until they have been briefed by White House officials, The Cable reports.
A CBC aide in an interview referred to the request as “eyebrow-raising,” adding that it “was designed to quiet dissent while shoring up support for President Obama’s Syria strategy.”
So it has come to this? CBC lawmakers have been asked to keep quiet on the president’s proposed plan to intervene in Syria until the White House has had a chance to sell them on the idea?
White House National Security Advisor Susan Rice is scheduled to address the CBC on Monday. The group’s support will be crucial if President Obama wants to secure congressional approval for military strikes in Syria.
But until Rice addresses the group, which holds more than 40 House votes, they have been advised by CBC chairwoman Marcia Fudge to “limit public comment until [they] receive additional details,” The Cable notes. . . . Read More
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