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FreedomWorks to Congress: Syria Amendment Should Stand Alone

While Congress debates on the McKeon Amendment to authorize the arming of Syrian rebels, FreedomWorks President Matt Kibbe released the following statement in opposition:

“It’s completely inappropriate to lump arming Syrian rebels and the basic functions of our government into the same temporary spending bill. This Syria amendment could be a precursor to military action in the Middle East, and it should be debated and voted on separately. I think most people would agree, the decision is a little more serious than funding things like the National Park Service.”

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