Allen West to Congress: Don’t let Obama make you the scapegoat for Syria strikes

Former Florida Republican Rep. Allen West, a 22-year veteran of the U.S. Army, criticized President Barack Obama Monday for his failure to recognize the tactical consequences of his decision to delay a strike on Syria so that Congress may weigh in.

On Laura Ingraham’s radio show on Monday, West said this was a symptom of Obama not wanting to deal with those consequences and looking for someone to share the blame, should action in Syria go wrong. He pointed to Obama’s actions against Libya which he didn’t seek congressional approval to back up that claim.

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