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September 18th, 2014
09:55 PM ET

Web Exclusive: Rep. Tulsi Gabbard on voting against measure to arm Syrian rebels

Both the House and Senate have voted to approve a measure to train and arm Syrian rebels. President Obama thanked lawmakers, saying the bipartisan support showed Americans were united in the fight against Islamic State militants. Democratic Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard from Hawaii is also an Iraq war vet and she voted against the measure. She told Anderson that her biggest problem is that "the mission is unclear."

There are serious questions about why the U.S. needs to lead the way in the battle against ISIS.  Anderson talked it over with U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Samantha Power, who said regional powers need to put "skin in the game."

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