That was approved just as the Obama administration said it believes Syria is using chemical weapons against its people, and said it would offer some support to Syrian rebels.

On Afghanistan, the House approved language from Rep. Stephen Lynch (D-Mass.) requiring an assessment of the Afghan National Security Force's ability to maintain U.S.-funded infrastructure after 2014. Members also supported an amendment from Rep. Hank Johnson (D-Ga.) prohibiting spending on permanent bases in Afghanistan.

These and several other foreign policy-related amendments were approved en bloc in the last vote of the day. Other amendments included in that final vote were from:

— Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.), providing procurement guidance on garments sources from Bangladesh to ensure fire and building safety conditions in that country.

Scott RigellEdward (Scott) Scott RigellGOP rushes to embrace Trump GOP lawmaker appears in Gary Johnson ad Some in GOP say Trump has gone too far MORE (R-Va.), prohibiting spending on military coins not made in the United States.

— Niki Tsongas (D-Mass.), requiring athletic footwear provided to new recruits to be made in the United States.

— Keith Ellison (D-Minn.), preventing funds for tear gas and other riot control gear to the Middle East and North Africa.

Peter WelchPeter Francis WelchClinton mulls role in 2018 midterms Trump talks tough but little action seen on drug prices Frustrated with Trump, Dems introduce drug pricing bill MORE (D-Vt.), requiring the Department of Defense to report to Congress on efforts to ensure aid to the Afghan National Security Forces is not used to buy fuel from Iran in violation of U.S. sanctions.

Paul GosarPaul Anthony GosarQuiet jockeying for McCain seat angers Republicans Paul Ryan refutes rumors of early retirement from House The Senate must act on the House-passed appropriations bills MORE (R-Ariz.), stating that Congress supports Israel's lawful exercise of self-defense.

— Jackie Walorski (R-Ind.), adding a sense of Congress supporting full sanctions against Iran.

Jeff FortenberryJeffrey (Jeff) Lane FortenberryWe vowed to help persecuted religious minorities — it’s time to act Kurds, Iraqi Christians want democracy for themselves Rep: Charlie Gard granted permanent residence status MORE (R-Neb.), directing the Department of Defense to prevent the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction to the Middle East and North Africa.

— Kurt Schrader (D-Ore.), creating a program to increase contract opportunities for small businesses.

Joe GarciaJose (Joe) Antonio GarciaHispanic Caucus to invite Republicans to join Vulnerable House incumbents build up war chests Florida Dems hosting fundraiser for GOP lawmaker MORE (D-Fla.), requiring the Department of Defense to report to Congress on the Military Housing Privatization Initiative.

— Steve Pearce (R-N.M.), extending the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant mission.

Ed WhitfieldWayne (Ed) Edward WhitfieldWhy Republicans took aim at an ethics watchdog What Azerbaijan wants from Israel? Overnight Energy: Green group sues Exxon over climate science MORE (R-Ky.), adding a sense of Congress that the president should establish an Advisory Board on Toxic Substances and Worker Health, to help determine eligibility for contract health claims.

Trent FranksHarold (Trent) Trent FranksThis week: Time running out for Congress to avoid shutdown Woman accuses New York state senator of sexual misconduct Womack wins initial support to become Budget chairman MORE (R-Ariz.), adding a sense of Congress that a top security concern is Iran's and North Korea's development of nuclear weapons.

— Franks, adds consultation as a role for the Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.