Crossfire hosts Van Jones and Newt Gingrich match up with different opinions on the possible Syria intervention.
Every day as we count down to Crossfire’s return to CNN, we’re looking back at “classic” moments from the program’s history. Today Newt Gingrich looks back on a night 25 years ago – when former U.N Ambassador Jeane Kirkpatrick said something about the Middle East, including Syria, that’s as true now as it was when she said it.
Crossfire returns to CNN this Monday at 6:30pm ET.
(CNN) - President Barack Obama did the right thing in going to Congress for a debate and a vote on a proposed national security action.
He could have followed precedent set by presidents of both parties and launched missiles under his powers as commander in chief. In an America tired by 12 years of continuous warfare (the longest in our history), however, it was wise to engage the American people through their elected representatives in the Congress.FULL STORY