Pelosi says believes U.S. Congress will support strike on Syria

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Posted: Sep 03, 2013 11:44 AM
Pelosi says believes U.S. Congress will support strike on Syria

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Nancy Pelosi, the Democratic leader in the House of Representatives, said on Tuesday she believes Congress will support a resolution authorizing the use of U.S. military force against Syria.

Pelosi attended a meeting with President Barack Obama and congressional leaders at the White House.

She told reporters after the meeting that the United States had to respond to the use of chemical weapons in Syria.

(Reporting by Jeff Mason and Mark Felsenthal; Editing by Vicki Allen)