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Aug
30
2013

The Obama administration is making the case for a U.S. military strike against Syria amidst pushback with House Speaker John Boehner insisting that the president actively consult with Congress and the British Parliament vote to not authorize support for a strike. Joining Gwen: Peter Baker, The New York Times; Indira Lakshmanan, Bloomberg News; John Harwood, CNBC and The New York Times.

On the Webcast Extra: Over a decade ago, Americans braced for the start of the Iraq War. Ten years later, we discuss how the build up to Syria is different. How do Obama’s objectives for Syria compare with Bush’s plans for Iraq? Plus, we examine Obama’s response to the March on Washington.