Boehner, Pelosi Back Obama’s Call for Action Against Syria

House Speaker John Boehner this morning offered his support for President Obama’s request that Congress authorize a military strike against Syria and urged his colleagues to do the same.

“This is something that the United States, as a country, needs to do. I’m going to support the president’s call for action. I believe that my colleagues should support this call for action,” the speaker told reporters, as he emerged from a White House meeting with the president.

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