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John McCain Wants More U.S Troops To Combat ISIS

Posted On September 01, 2014

(Cottonwood, AZ) -- Senator John McCain says more U.S. troops are necessary to deal with the growing threat of ISIS in Iraq. Speaking on CBS' "Face the Nation," the Arizona Republican insisted President Obama is either in denial or overwhelmed by the situation with the terror group. He says American troops should play a support…

Washington Representative Wants Caution When Fighting ISIS

Posted On September 01, 2014

(Undated) -- Representative Adam Smith says forming coalitions with Arab nations is the best way to deal with ISIS. The ranking Democrat on the House Armed Services Committee told CBS' "Face the Nation" building such coalitions will take time. Smith said attacking ISIS in Syria could have the unintended effect of helping Syrian president Bashar…

War Veteran Representatives On ISIS

Posted On September 01, 2014

(Undated) -- Congressmen who've served in the military are talking about the crisis in Iraq. Democrat Dutch Ruppersberger of Maryland and Republican Adam Kinzinger of Illinois appeared on CNN's "State of the Union" to discuss the Iraqi situation after pro-government forces took a city back from terrorist group ISIS. Ruppersberger calls ISIS "barbaric" and says…

Menendez Speaks On Ukrainian Situation

Posted On September 01, 2014

(Kiev) -- Senator Bob Menendez calls Russian involvement in Ukraine an invasion. Speaking from Kiev, the New Jersey Democrat told CNN's "State of the Union" Russian President Vladimir Putin has sized up the West and believes it won't defend Ukraine. Menendez says Russian soldiers, not Ukrainian rebels, are creating violence in eastern Ukraine. Meanwhile, Putin…

Perry: Tweet About Lehmberg “Unauthorized” And Deleted

Posted On September 01, 2014

(Austin, TX) -- Texas Governor Rick Perry says a deleted tweet featuring a photo of Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg "unauthorized." Perry's Twitter account made both tweets last night, but Perry says he doesn't condone the Lehmberg post. The deleted tweet featured a picture of Lehmberg from a publication called "The Patriot Post" which…