Obama Says U.S. Should Strike Syria, Will Seek Congressional Vote

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Reuters
President Barack Obama said on Saturday he had decided the United States should strike Syrian government targets in response to a deadly chemical weapons attack, but said he would seek a congressional vote for any military action.

U.S. President Obama responds to a question during a news conference with Britain's PM Cameron in the East Room at the White House in Washington

President Barack Obama said on Saturday he had decided the United States should strike Syrian government targets in response to a deadly chemical weapons attack, but said he would seek a congressional vote for any military action.

"We cannot and will not turn a blind eye to what happened in Damascus," Obama said in statement at the White House Rose Garden.