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Senate Republicans and Democrats Agree on Syria: Red Line Has Been Crossed

Both Republican and Democratic senators stepped forward this afternoon in light of news of chemical weapons being used in Syria to say that the proverbial “red line” set by the Obama administration has been crossed:

‐ Dianne Feinstein, chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee, issued a statement: “It is clear that ‘red lines’ have been crossed and action must be taken to prevent larger scale use.” She added, ”It is also important that the world understands the use of weapons of mass destruction, such as sarin, will not be countenanced, and clearly Assad must go.”

‐ “In my view, it was crossed,” John McCain said on Fox News this afternoon. “Not only have our intelligence people concluded that, but as importantly, the Israeli, the British and the French have as well.”

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