WASHINGTON — The White House pushed forward aggressively on Monday for congressional approval of an attack on Syria as President Barack Obama got tentative support from one of his most hawkish Republican critics, Sen. John McCain of Arizona, for a “limited” strike — as long, McCain said, as the president did more to arm the Syrian opposition.
Obama pushes for approval of Syria military strike
By Jackie Calmes, Michael R. Gordon and Eric Schmitt| New York Times Syndicate September 03, 2013
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