CBC to Obama on Syria: Just Tell Me Why

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  • Questions, They've Got a Few
  • Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (New York)
  • Rep. Elijah Cummings (Maryland)
  • Rep. Charles Rangel (New York)
  • Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (Texas)
  • Rep. Barbara Lee (California)
  • Rep. Gregory Meeks (New York)
  • Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (Missouri)
  • Rep. James Clyburn (South Carolina)
  • Rep. Keith Ellison (Minnesota)
  • Rep. Yvette Clarke (New York)

Rep. Elijah Cummings (Maryland)

"In this case, we must understand in the clearest terms the objective of a strike against Syria. We must understand how we will achieve that objective, including whether allies will join our efforts, and how long it may take," said Cummings in a statement. "We must understand, as best we can, the risk of collateral damage, including civilian deaths. If our objective is not regime change, we must understand how we will measure success."

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