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Topic - Randy Hultgren
President Obama, traveling in Russia, struggled to make his case to skeptical foreign leaders for military strikes in Syria, while his administration faced growing opposition from Congress back home, where head counts Thursday showed his war plan in danger of being defeated.
"This is a tragedy that the international community must be fully engaged in, and we must pursue all options to determine what other actions can be taken to stop the bloodshed and pursue peace," Rep. Randy Hultgren, Illinois Republican, said in a statement after he attended a classified briefing. "But we cannot commit our military forces when there seems to be no clear objective or path to ending our involvement."