Nancy Pelosi the hawk tells President Obama to act on Syria

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi pressed top administration officials Thursday night to take military action to punish Syrian President Bashar Assad in response to reports that he used chemical weapons in his nation’s ongoing civil war.

“It is clear that the American people are weary of war. However, Assad gassing his own people is an issue of our national security, regional stability and global security,” Pelosi said in a statement after the 90-minute conference call with members of the National Security Council and 26 high-ranking lawmakers.

Read more: http://www.politico.com/story/2013/08/nancy-pelosi-barack-obama-syria-96065.html#ixzz2dTYtPSLK

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