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Kinzinger: I’m Trying to Get
Support for Syria, But
WH Won’t Call Me Back

National Review Online, by Andrew Johnson

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Posted By:Dreadnought, 9/8/2013 11:02:02 AM

“I don’t even know who my White House liaison is,” a frustrated Representative Adam Kinzinger, who supports military action in Syria, said on This Week this morning. The Illinois Republican told George Stephanopoulos that his office reached out to the White House to help “round up support” for authorization last week. “I haven’t heard back from the White House yet — I haven’t heard back from anyone,” he said. Kinzinger praised President Obama’s assessment of this situation in Syria, but the “trust deficit” with Congress will prevent it from passing. “You can’t begin to build a relationship with Congress for

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Pearson365, 9/8/2013 11:15:26 AM     (No. 9511329)

Why is this Republican supporting Obama´s War of the Ego? All that the corn-for-brains Kinzinger should be saying is:

A. Why is this in our, repeat, our, national interest?
B. Will Obama follow the Constitution?
C. What are the risks and what are our contingencies?
D., Why, with stagnant economic growth, an enormous debt problem, struggling businesses and more is Obama offering up this distraction?
E. Finally, BEFORE Congress authorizes any Obama action, when will he offer the truth on the IRS, Fast & Furious, Benghazi, Solyndra and 8-10 other scandals of his administration?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: FunOne, 9/8/2013 11:22:20 AM     (No. 9511341)

It appears that Congressman Kinzinger is a leading candidate for the John McCain "Reach Across the Aisle" Award at this year´s RINO convention.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: nimby, 9/8/2013 11:37:51 AM     (No. 9511366)

How stupid is this republican?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Chuzzles, 9/8/2013 11:41:45 AM     (No. 9511375)

It seems that Kinzinger doesn´t yet understand that Obama´s epically gigantic ego doesn´t want his help.
He won´t be able to claim all the credit for himself when he succeeds at this folly if he has helpers like Kinzinger. Not that I want him to succeed, mind you. I am rooting for epic fail here.
Kinzinger needs to just stay out of the way and stop trying to butter up McCain.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: SaguaroJack, 9/8/2013 11:54:02 AM     (No. 9511399)

C´mon, Kinzinger, you´re a mere Representative. Surely you don´t expect Brocky pooh to waste his valuable time calling you? The man´s got MANY more vital things on his mind, like golf, and basketball, and cards.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: JAN, 9/8/2013 11:56:36 AM     (No. 9511406)

His liaison is most likely on the golf course with obumbles.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: lillehuset, 9/8/2013 12:01:53 PM     (No. 9511414)

I have an experiment for all to try.......close your eyes and imagine you are a family living in Syria and American bombers are over head and the bombs start dropping and your children become wounded and members of family killed......all for what ?.......originally it was to be missiles not bombers........this is an act of war.........

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Bubbasuncle, 9/8/2013 12:03:08 PM     (No. 9511417)

How stupid indeed #3. As many others have pointed out, he doesn´t want support from Republicans. He wants them to all vote against it so he can blame on the Do-Nothing Congress that blocks all of his efforts to do good.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Patriot Forever, 9/8/2013 12:04:36 PM     (No. 9511419)

Let´s face it Rep Kinzinger, you are a nobody and likely to remain that way in the Republican Party. You lack good sense and not even the WH respects you. Hope there is a real conservative in your District who will replace you in the next election.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Spidey, 9/8/2013 3:16:08 PM     (No. 9511658)

If it´s Obama´s goal to set republicans up for the 2014 elections,he sure as hell isn´t going to acknowledge an offer of support by a republican.

Obama´s bombing of Libya was unconstitutional because he didn´t get congressional approval. There´s any number of things Obama has gone over congresses´ head on,so why is this different. It could just be a stalling tactic to allow the Pentagon more time to move assets around.

We´ll have a better idea on Weds. morning after Obama´s big speech to the country and what all the pundits say about it.The first question will be did Obama make the case to the public.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: BigGeorgeTX, 9/8/2013 5:16:51 PM     (No. 9511793)

Stinky doesn´t take calls while still out on the golf course.

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