Interview: Obama Deploys Troops To Defend Embassy
As President Barack Obama mulls his next step, there is little unanimity in Congress on what the United States should do despite some Republican voices -- most notably Sen. John McCain -- loudly calling for air strikes and stepped-up military action. The sectarian violence between the pro-government Shiites and Sunnis adds to congressional uncertainty. The President will discuss the situation in Iraq with House and Senate leaders of both parties at the White House Wednesday. State Department and Pentagon officials will hold closed-doors briefings with lawmakers over the next couple of days.
ABC News correspondent Ann Compton joined us to discuss:
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