Rep. Adam Kinzinger: Obama has 'Trust Deficit' With Congress

Illinois Republican on the president's uphill battle convincing Congress to act on Syria.
0:52 | 09/08/13

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You are Republican -- in supporting the president on this which you have a big intra party battle in both parties. The president doesn't have the votes now can he get them is he making the right case. Look -- it's going to be very difficult for him get votes and I think this goes back not just to the issue itself but you can't begin to build a relationship with congress for the first time when you need their support on something like this I mean look. A week. I've heard back from the White House yet I don't know hey -- White House -- ever heard back from anyone I don't even know who my White House liaison is which is supposed to be creating this relationship. So now we find ourselves in a situation where I think the president has made the decision correctly that the cost of using chemical weapon should far exceed the benefits of anybody gains from -- And he's trying to build -- relations with congress and there's a trust -- meanwhile.

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