September 2nd, 2013
09:30 PM ET

Peter King: Obama made a terrible mistake going to Congress for Syria

President Obama met with two key Republican senators, John McCain and Lindsey Graham to try to garner support for a possible strike on Syria.

The senators say they still prefer a more sustained military effort, but understand the president's position.

Is it 'High Noon' for Obama on Syria?

"It is my hope that even a limited military strike can degrade Assad's ability to project force, particularly using chemical weapons. But there seems to be emerging from this administration a pretty solid plan to upgrade the opposition," Sen. Lindsey Graham said.

But is upgrading the opposition really in America's national interest?

OutFront: Republican Congressman Peter King. He sits on both the House Homeland Security Committee and the House Intelligence Committee.

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