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Obama says U.S. should strike Syria, will seek congressional vote

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Obama says U.S. should strike Syria, will seek congressional vote
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WASHINGTON, Aug 31 (Reuters) — President Barack Obama said on Saturday he had decided the United States should strike Syrian government targets in response to a deadly chemical weapons attack, but said he would seek a congressional vote for any military action.

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"We cannot and will not turn a blind eye to what happened in Damascus," Obama said in statement at the White House Rose Garden.

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