Washington: ‘ President Obama Asks Congress for $5 Billion Counter-Terrorist Relief Funding ‘

#AceWorldNews – UNITED STATES (Washington) – September 11 – President Obama is pushing congressional leaders to authorize a broad counter-terrorism relief fund that could be used to support operations against Islamic State targets in Iraq and Syria.

Doing so might allow the White House and congressional leaders to avoid a tough vote to either authorize or fund military action before the midterm elections, but still achieve the “buy in” the president has said he wants from Congress.

By Justin Sink @ The Hill


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