Rep. Kevin Brady, a deputy whip in the House, tells Newsmax TV that he still doesn’t have a “good feel” where his fellow Republicans stand on President Barack Obama’s request for military intervention in Syria but he believes our enemies will “laugh” at the U.S.
“Our real national security interest in the region is protecting our friend Israel,” the Texan said in an exclusive interview on Wednesday.
“What President Obama’s proposed is not the type of very strong, forceful military action necessary to deter North Korea and Iran from developing nuclear weapons,” he said. “They’ll laugh at this message and continue to build their weapons. I don’t see a reason to risk our military resources that are so precious on this ineffective mission.”
Brady and other Republican leaders have said they will not attempt to pressure members to vote a certain way on Syria since they consider the vote…
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