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Dem Senator: I Think This Is All Part of Obama’s Plan

The rapid diplomatic developments over the last day or so between the United States, Russia, Syria, and the rest of the international community are all part of a “creative” plan the Obama administration came up with to avoid military strikes in Syria, according to one Democratic senator.

“I believe in serendipity to a point, but I do believe that the president has been talking to the Russians about this for a number of days, at least,” Chris Murphy, a freshman from Connecticut, said on CNN on Tuesday afternoon. “There’s some pretty smart guys in this administration who I know have been thinking long and hard about every possible way around war.”


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