State Department Daily Briefing on Syria

Jen Psaki delivered the State Department briefing to reporters. The main topic was the possibility of U.S. military strikes against… read more

Jen Psaki delivered the State Department briefing to reporters. The main topic was the possibility of U.S. military strikes against Syria in response to Syrian use of nerve gas against civilians. Reporters asked why the president was seeking congressional approval when he said that he had the authority to order a strike without it. Other topics included the make-up of the Syrian opposition and Russian President Putin calling Secretary Kerry a liar.

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*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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State Department Daily Briefing on Syria

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Program ID:
314866-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Briefing
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 5, 2013

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  • Sep 05, 2013 | 4:30pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Sep 05, 2013 | 6:11pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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