Sen. Toomey: American Boots On The Ground Necessary To Beat ISIS

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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — President Obama sent an Authorization for the Use of Military Force (AUMF) to combat ISIS to Congress on Wednesday. The proposal limited the action to three years until it has to be renewed by Congress, a clause that many conservatives find undermines it all.

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Senator Pat Toomey told WPHT morning host Chris Stigall that he feels that when you’re going to war, “it’s not a good idea to tell your enemy what you won’t do.”

“You don’t take things off the table. You don’t put an artificial timeline on this. Look at the barbarism and the danger of these people; it’s just unbelievable. It’s horrifying, and it’s real, and it’s the most aggressive threat and by far the best funded. They own real estate, and have nation state for crying out loud, and we’re going to say that we’re only going to go…

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