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On Monday night, I received a classified briefing on the facts of the situation in Syria. I learned about the chemical weapons attack and the possibilities of actions going forward. After reviewing and considering all of the facts, I cannot in good conscience vote in favor of an American military attack in Syria.
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WASHINGTON –Congressman Lou Barletta, PA-11, today issued the following statement regarding the twelfth anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 and the assault on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi last year:
WASHINGTON –Congressman Lou Barletta, PA-11, today issued the following statement regarding Syria:
Like you, I am concerned about the direction of our country. We have foreign policy questions, as well as issues about our own economy at home. Over the last few weeks, I traveled across the district to meet with you and your neighbors to hear your important concerns and ideas for our nation. This time away from Washington was invaluable.
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I'll be getting a classified briefing next week, where I expect to get all of the facts. However, I think the president needs to make his case, explain what the plan is, and what the possible unintended consequences of action might be. Additionally, he needs to build a coalition of other nations.