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PRESS RELEASE


Rep. Walter B. Jones (R-N.C.)
To Address Press Conference on Syria

Dec. 18, 2012 (EIRNS)—Congressman Walter B. Jones (N.C.-3) announced today that he will address a press conference regarding the authority to commit troops to Syria on

Wednesday morning,
Dec. 19, at
10:00 A.M., in
121 Cannon Office Building.

Rep. Jones's release states that he

"will speak at a press conference regarding a letter that he and a bipartisan group of congressmen sent to President Obama strongly urging him to come to Congress before committing American troops to combat in Syria. Congressman Jones stands by the fact that all Constitutional authority to commit troops lies with Congress, not the President."

More information can be obtained from Catherine Fodor in Congressman Joneses' office: 202-225-3415.