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Secretary of State John Kerry said during a hearing Wednesday in the House of Representatives that counties in the Arab world have offered to foot the entire bill for a U.S. military mission that destroys the Bashar al-Assad regime in Syria.
'With respect to Arab countries offering to bear costs and to assist, the answer is profoundly yes,' Kerry said. 'They have. That offer is on the table.'
Originally posted by TheMagus
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John Kerry reveals he and obama are openly pimps now?
and our children are openly for sale?
'There will be no boots on the ground,' he said Wednesday.
'The president has said that again and again. And there is nothing in this authorization that should contemplate it. And, we reiterate, no boots on the ground.'
ThinkProgress found only 46 out of a possible 289 House members said they would definitely or most likely vote in favor of military action, while 169 said they would not or most likely wouldn’t vote in favor of such a resolution.
Seventy-four lawmakers claim to be undecided.
In CNN’s whip count, 91 House members stand against any authorization while 27 support military intervention.
In both whip counts, it was clear that GOP members far outnumber their Democratic counterparts in coming out against military action.