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"Now that the Assad regime has seen our playbook and has been given enough time to prepare and safeguard potential targets, I do not feel that we have enough to gain as a nation by moving forward with this attack on our own," Mr. Grimm said.
Rep. Michael G. Grimm, who represents Staten Island, said in a statement: "My office has been working around the clock to locate her and return her home safely to her family.