Sen. Isakson to vote 'no' on Syria resolution

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ATLANTA, Ga. - Channel 2 Action News has learned U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., plans to vote against a resolution to authorize a U.S. military strike on Syria.

The resolution, S.J.Res.21, is expected to come to the Senate floor for consideration early this week.

“After carefully weighing this very important issue, I have decided that I will vote against the resolution to authorize a U.S. military strike in Syria," Isakson said in a statement released Monday.

“Over the past week, I have traveled my state and have talked personally to hundreds of Georgians. Thousands more constituents have contacted my office by phone and email. It is clear to me that Georgians overwhelmingly oppose our country getting involved militarily in Syria," the statement said. “The administration’s lack of a clear strategy is troubling, and the potential fallout following a military strike is also troubling.”

 Channel 2's Lori Geary will have live updates on this development, tonight at 6.


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