New York Lawmakers Remain Mostly Undecided on Syria
New York Representatives: 3 Support Strike, 5 Oppose; Most Undecided
President Obama's national security team is pushing for lawmakers to authorize a military strike in Syria. The State Foreign Relations Committee voted Wednesday in favor of the strike. A full Senate vote is expected next week. But right now Congress seems split on the issue.
The majority of New York's 27 representatives remain undecided about how to vote on the issue of a military strike. As of Wednesday night, however, eight had come forward with a public position:
FOR MILITARY STRIKE
Rep. Peter King (R)
Rep. Eliot Engel (D)
Rep. Michael Grimm (R)
AGAINST MILITARY STRIKE
Rep. Brian Higgins (D)
Rep. Nydia Velazquez (D)
Rep. Chris Gibson (R)
Rep. Greg Weeks (D)
Rep. Charles Rangel (D)
In the coming days, it should become clear where Congress stands on this issue. We will continue to update this list as more information is learned. But in the meantime, tell us how you think your representatives should vote by leaving a comment below.