News

Walz opposes strike against Syria

Walz opposes strike against Syria Click to Enlarge Photo:

Sep 10, 2013 at 4:39 am

WASHINGTON (AP) Congressman Tim Walz says he's opposed to current proposals for U.S. military strikes in Syria.

The Minnesota 1st District congressman said in a statement Monday that he's worried that plans for limited military action could result in a deeper involvement in another foreign conflict.

Walz says his constituents delivered a clear, consistent message against plans to intervene in Syria in response to alleged chemical weapons use by the country's dictatorship government.

Walz, a former National Guard enlisted soldier, represents a district narrowly won last year by President Barack Obama. Several Minnesota delegations members have declared opposition to a Syria strike. A few have yet to commit to voting either way though they have indicated they are leaning in favor of supporting a congressional resolution favoring Obama's intervention strategy. 

Mike Tanner

Posted By Mike Tanner

News Director

Mike Tanner's Profile

Leave a Comment

Current Weather

For Central Minnesota

Temp: 62°F (17°C)

Dewpoint: 56

Wind: 5 S

Weather: Clear

Full Forecast | Live Radar

Community Calendar

Thu September 4, 2014

Know Your Neighbor...

Fri September 5, 2014

Graniteman...

Fri September 5, 2014

Graniteman 5K/10K...

Sat September 6, 2014

Graniteman 5K/10K...

Sat September 6, 2014

Graniteman...