(Jayne Orenstein/The Washington Post)
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Senators 'encouraged' by strikes in Syria, but question next steps
Sen. Chris Coons (D-Del.) and Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.) on April 7, praised the U.S. strikes in Syria as a "proportionate" response to Syrian President Bashar Assad's chemical gas attack on civilians. Coons called for greater congressional action on the conflict, while Lankford said he wanted to see more international support to overthrow Assad.
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