UK Parliament votes on going to war. Congress votes on critical things, too, like renaming post offices.—
Justin Amash (@repjustinamash) August 29, 2013
As Twitchy reported earlier today, Sen. Ted Cruz and other members of Congress were wondering when President Obama might take a break from saber rattling to consult with them regarding a possible military strike on Syria.
Across the Atlantic, the House of Commons Thursday evening voted not to authorize military force against the Assad regime.
White House headache: British lawmakers have rejected Prime Minister Cameron's Syrian war plan—
West Wing Reports (@WestWingReport) August 29, 2013
David Cameron is right. The Commons has spoken and the Government will take note. There will be no British military involvement in Syria.—
Stewart Jackson MP (@SJacksonMP) August 29, 2013
So… the British have spoken, what happens now?—
Tabassum Zakaria (@tobyzakaria) August 29, 2013
British parliament votes against military action in Syria and Cameron says his government will act accordingly. Will Obama go it alone?—
Mary Bruce (@marykbruce) August 29, 2013
Will Obama go it alone?
British Parliament vote against military strike on Syria helps explain why Pres Obama won't commit to a Congressional vote either.—
Mark Knoller (@markknoller) August 29, 2013
Well, that and the whole “leading from behind [closed doors]” policy he’s pursued until now.