The Corner

Hillary Clinton Supports Obama on Syria

According to an unnamed aide, former secretary of state Hillary Clinton supports President Obama’s request for military authorization to strike Syria.

The aide told Politico’s Maggie Haberman that “Secretary Clinton supports the President’s effort to enlist the Congress in pursuing a strong and targeted response to the Assad regime’s horrific use of chemical weapons.”

Clinton, a possible 2016 candidate, has heretofore refrained from the recent debate over how to respond to the use of chemical weapons in Syria. She has made no statements on the matter and her Twitter account has made no mention of the Middle Eastern country. 

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