Senate Minority Leader McConnell supports authorization of Syria airstrikes
UPDATED 8:05 PM PT – Friday, February 26, 2021
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) weighed in on the recent U.S. military airstrikes in Syria. In a statement on Friday, McConnell threw his support behind Joe Biden’s decision, saying he acted “well within the authorities of his office.”
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He added the administration should continue to confront any growing terrorist threats by Iran on American facilities and personnel. Other GOP members came out in support of move, saying the strikes were necessary in addressing current and prior U.S. attacks.