President Obama is facing steep opposition in the House to a military strike against Syria.
Dozens of Republicans oppose Obama's request for authorization of a military strike. They have been joined by more than 30 Democrats who say they would vote against or are leaning toward voting against a strike.
Prospects in the Senate are better, but there is no guarantee the White House will prevail there either.
Public opinion is against the president. Several polls show more voters oppose intervening in Syria than support a strike, even if it is to punish that country for the use of chemical weapons.
Obama is trying to turn around public opinion with a media offensive and will address the nation Tuesday night from the Oval Office. But it is unclear whether it will be possible for him to turn the numbers around in the House and Senate.
The following is the The Hill's Whip List on Syria.
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— Last updated on Sept. 9 at 12:40 p.m.
Senate (26) (17 Democrats, 9 Republicans)
Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.) — Comments suggest she is a yes though wants an international coalition.
Barbara BoxerBarbara Levy BoxerBass raises nearly million since launching LA mayor campaign Harry Reid, political pugilist and longtime Senate majority leader, dies Congress can prevent another Jan. 6 by updating a key elections law MORE (D-Calif.) — Remarks at Tuesday's hearing indicate she will vote yes. Boxer voted against the Iraq War.
Richard BurrRichard Mauze BurrMark Walker to stay in North Carolina Senate race Government watchdog faults HHS leadership for sustained public health crisis failures Overnight Health Care — Senators unveil pandemic prep overhaul MORE (R-N.C.) — Supports resolution, according to the newsobserver.com.
Ben CardinBenjamin (Ben) Louis CardinSALT change likely to be cut from bill, say Senate Democrats Senators huddle on Russia sanctions as tensions escalate On The Money — Support for new COVID-19 relief grows MORE (D-Md.) — Leaning yes.
Tom CarperThomas (Tom) Richard CarperNearly 200 Democrats back EPA in Supreme Court emissions case Bottom line Biden comments add momentum to spending bill's climate measures MORE (D-Del.) — Said he's "inclined to support" the president.
Bob CaseyRobert (Bob) Patrick CaseyOn the Money — Inflation hits highest level in decades Pressures aligning on Biden, Democrats to forgive student loans Senate Democrats grow less confident in Manchin MORE Jr. (D-Pa.) — Said Saturday that it's in the U.S. interest to respond to most recent chemical attack.
Saxby ChamblissClarence (Saxby) Saxby ChamblissFormer Georgia Sen. Max Cleland dies at 79 Effective and profitable climate solutions are within the nation's farms and forests Live coverage: Georgia Senate runoffs MORE (R-Ga.) — Said Saturday a "red line" was crossed a long time ago, and the U.S. "must respond."
Chris CoonsChris Andrew CoonsThe Hill's 12:30 Report - Presented by Facebook - Biden's public moment of frustration Russia announces military exercises amid standoff with US, NATO over Ukraine Democrats say change to filibuster just a matter of time MORE (D-Del.) — Said on MSNBC he's "inclined" to support the president but made clear that he is not a firm yes.
Bob CorkerRobert (Bob) Phillips CorkerRepublicans, ideology, and demise of the state and local tax deduction Cheney set to be face of anti-Trump GOP How leaving Afghanistan cancels our post-9/11 use of force MORE (R-Tenn.) — Remarks suggest he will vote yes.
Dick DurbinDick DurbinSchumer vows to vote on Biden Supreme Court pick with 'all deliberate speed' Bipartisan Senate group discusses changes to election law Democrats ask for information on specialized Border Patrol teams MORE (D-Ill.) — Voted in favor of resolution in committee.
Dianne FeinsteinDianne Emiel FeinsteinOvernight Energy & Environment — Starting from 'scratch' on climate, spending bill Senate panel advances bill blocking tech giants from favoring own products Eight senators ask Biden to reverse course on Trump-era solar tariffs MORE (D-Calif.) — Said before Obama's request for congressional authorization that the world could not let such a heinous attack pass without meaningful response.
Jeff FlakeJeffrey (Jeff) Lane FlakeFlake meets with Erdoğan in first official duties as US ambassador Poll: Sinema approval higher among Arizona Republicans than Democrats Cruz to get Nord Stream 2 vote as part of deal on Biden nominees MORE (R-Ariz.) — Voted in favor of resolution in committee.
Al Franken (D-Minn.) — Says he is leaning toward action because the U.S. needs to demonstrate chemical weapons can't be used.
Lindsey GrahamLindsey Olin GrahamMcConnell: I'm going to give Biden's Supreme Court nominee 'a fair look' The Hill's Morning Report - Who will replace Justice Breyer? Breyer retirement throws curveball into midterms MORE (R-S.C.) — Working closely with the White House on Syria.
Kay HaganKay Ruthven HaganInfighting grips Nevada Democrats ahead of midterms Democrats, GOP face crowded primaries as party leaders lose control Biden's gun control push poses danger for midterms MORE (D-N.C.) — Said chemical attack requires "a strong response that will prevent this from happening again."
Johnny IsaksonJohnny IsaksonThese Senate seats are up for election in 2022 Schumer makes plea for voting bill, filibuster reform in rare Friday session Jan. 6 brings Democrats, Cheneys together — with GOP mostly absent MORE (R-Ga.) — Said he supports military action.
Tim KaineTimothy (Tim) Michael KaineDemocrats call on Biden administration to ease entry to US for at-risk Afghans Manchin, Sinema join GOP to sink filibuster change for voting bill Desperate Dems signal support for cutting Biden bill down in size MORE (D-Va.) — Voted in favor of resolution in committee.
Mark KirkMark Steven KirkBiden's relationship with 'Joe-Joe' Manchin hits the rocks Let's fix America's accounting problem — starting with Build Back Better Duckworth announces reelection bid MORE (R-Ill.) — On Facebook, said he'd support "a narrow authorization for a missile strike targeting those responsible for using chemical weapons."
Carl LevinCarl Milton LevinOvernight Defense: First group of Afghan evacuees arrives in Virginia | Biden signs Capitol security funding bill, reimbursing Guard | Pentagon raises health protection level weeks after lowering it Biden pays tribute to late Sen. Levin: 'Embodied the best of who we are' Former Colorado Gov. Richard Lamm dead at 85 MORE (D-Mich.) — Armed Services Committee chairman says he'll back resolution.
Robert MenendezRobert (Bob) MenendezMenendez goes after Sanders over SALT comments Senators huddle on Russia sanctions as tensions escalate Schumer requests Senate briefing on Ukraine amid Russia tensions MORE (D-N.J.) — Foreign Relations panel chairman is working on the measure.
John McCainJohn Sidney McCainVoto Latino CEO: Sinema will have a 'very difficult pathway' in 2024 reelection Meghan McCain rips 'selfish' Sarah Palin for dining out despite COVID-19 diagnosis Poll: Sinema approval higher among Arizona Republicans than Democrats MORE (R-Ariz.) — Voted in favor of resolution in committee.
Bill NelsonClarence (Bill) William NelsonJames Webb telescope reaches final destination a million miles from Earth Overnight Energy & Environment — Earth records its hottest years ever Global temperatures in past seven years hottest ever observed, new data show MORE (D-Fla.) — Has called on the president to act before Congress votes.
Harry ReidHarry Mason ReidSchumer vows to vote on Biden Supreme Court pick with 'all deliberate speed' Democrats say change to filibuster just a matter of time The Hill's 12:30 Report - Presented by Connected Commerce Council - Biden faces reporters as his agenda teeters MORE (D-Nev.) — Senate majority leader backs the president.
Jeanne ShaheenCynthia (Jeanne) Jeanne ShaheenSenators huddle on Russia sanctions as tensions escalate Bipartisan Senate group discusses changes to election law Wicker: Biden comments on Ukraine caused 'distress' for both parties MORE (D-N.H.) — Voted in favor of resolution in committee.
Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) — Will support measure approved by Foreign Relations Committee.
Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.) — "Clear evidence" and "very high probability they will be used again."
House (31) (21 Democrats, 10 Republicans)
John BoehnerJohn Andrew BoehnerDemocrats eager to fill power vacuum after Pelosi exit Stopping the next insurrection Biden, lawmakers mourn Harry Reid MORE (R-Ohio) — Speaker to support military action in big boost for Obama.
Xavier BecerraXavier BecerraOvernight Health Care — COVID-19 deaths pass peak from delta surge The names to know as Biden mulls Breyer's replacement The Hill's 12:30 Report - Presented by Facebook - Breaking: Justice Breyer to retire MORE (D-Calif.) — Fourth-ranking House Democrat tells MSNBC on Sept. 5 he's told White House he'd support a vote authorizing a limited strike.
Eric CantorEric Ivan CantorRepublicans eager to take on Spanberger in Virginia Virginia emerging as ground zero in battle for House majority McAuliffe's loss exposes deepening Democratic rift MORE (R-Va.) — BoehnerJohn Andrew BoehnerDemocrats eager to fill power vacuum after Pelosi exit Stopping the next insurrection Biden, lawmakers mourn Harry Reid MORE's second in command also backs strike.
Joaquín Castro (D-Texas) — Says he is open to idea of strikes but wants to review evidence.
Gerry ConnollyGerald (Gerry) Edward ConnollyDemocrats urge IRS to start with lowest-income Americans in clearing tax return backlog Biden to sign order to streamline government services to public Proposed Virginia maps put rising-star House Democrats at risk MORE (D-Va.) — Tweeted Monday that the evidence of a chemical attack is strong. He is working with Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) on a resolution. His constituents are against it, Connolly conceded to The Washington Post.
Tom CottonTom Bryant CottonSenate Republicans press federal authorities for information on Texas synagogue hostage-taker Sunday shows preview: US reaffirms support for Ukraine amid threat of Russian invasion Senate's antitrust bill would raise consumer prices and lower our competitiveness MORE (R-Ark.) — Senate candidate co-wrote an op-ed with Rep. Mike Pompeo (R-Kan.) that argues for a "yes" vote.
Ted Deutch (D-Fla.) — Said on Twitter that he stands behind Obama's call for a "targeted and limited response."
Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) — Reportedly said he's not a "pure pacifist."
Eliot Engel (D-N.Y.) — The top Democrat on the Foreign Affairs Committee backs the president.
Bill FosterGeorge (Bill) William FosterDCCC expands list of vulnerable House Democrats Each state's population center, visualized Congress's role in the AUKUS nuclear-powered submarine deal MORE (D-Ill.) — Leaning yes.
Alcee Hastings (D-Fla.) — Leaning yes.
Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) — Second-ranking House Dem tweeted Friday that he agreed with the White House that the use of chemical weapons by Syria was unacceptable.
Steve Israel (D-N.Y.) — Dem campaign chief trying to round up support, according to Newsday.
Pete King (R-N.Y.) — His office says King supports a Syria authorization.
Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.) — Says he's amazed colleagues want to "paralyze ourselves into inaction."
John Kline (R-Minn.) — "...the world is watching."
Sandy Levin (D-Mich.) — Has publicly backed the president.
Luke Messer (R-Ind.) — At House hearing on Sept. 4, said if he had to vote today, he'd vote yes. He has stressed the president should abide by Congress' decision. Otherwise, there will be "a constitutional crisis."
Jim MoranJames (Jim) Patrick MoranThe Hill's Top Lobbyists 2021 The Hill's Top Lobbyists 2020 Lawmakers toast Greta Van Susteren's new show MORE (D-Va.) — In a release, Moran said, "Now it is up to one of the most divisive, least productive Congresses in history to authorize an intervention and protect the credibility and viability of a U.S. response to Assad's horrific crimes against humanity."
Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) — House minority leader will be a crucial player on resolution.
Mike Pompeo (R-Kan.) — Co-wrote an op-ed in The Washington Post arguing for U.S. intervention.
Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) — Intelligence panel chairman predicts resolution will pass Congress.
Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.) — Former head of the Foreign Affairs Committee is leaning yes.
Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.) — Told journalist Lynn Sweet of the Chicago Sun-Times she's "gettable."
Brad Sherman (D-Calif.) — Said the red line is "America's red line."
Eric Swalwell (D-Calif.) — Looks to be leaning yes.
Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) — Has floated a new resolution that is much narrower than Obama's.
Juan Vargas (D-Calif.) — Supports the president.
Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.) — Democratic National Committee chairwoman said on CNN that the "world cannot let such a heinous attack pass without a meaningful response."
Senate (20) (14 Republicans and 6 Democrats)
John BarrassoJohn Anthony BarrassoWatch: GOP leaders discuss Biden's first year in office McConnell will run for another term as leader despite Trump's attacks Senate Minority Whip Thune, close McConnell ally, to run for reelection MORE (R-Wyo.) — Voted against resolution in committee.
John BoozmanJohn Nichols BoozmanThese Senate seats are up for election in 2022 Postal Service expansion into banking services misguided Arkansas governor backs Sarah Huckabee Sanders to replace him MORE (R-Ark.) — Leaning no.
Mike Crapo (R-Idaho) — "I think that that is a very dangerous step for the president to be taking,” he said, according to an Idaho television station.
Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzProgressive millionaire group backs Cisneros, McBath in first public endorsements Manchin and Sinema must help Biden make the Supreme Court look more like America Flake meets with Erdoğan in first official duties as US ambassador MORE (R-Texas) — The possible 2016 White House candidate is opposed.
Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.) — Believes an alternative way forward for dealing with Assad must be found. Cannot support authorization for strike at this time, according to Sept. 9 statement.
John Hoeven (R-N.D.) — "At this point, I do not support a military strike in Syria - North Dakotans and the American people don't support it," he tweeted.
James InhofeJames (Jim) Mountain InhofeOvernight Defense & National Security — White House raises new alarm over Russia Biden sparks confusion, cleanup on Russia-Ukraine remarks Republicans say Mayorkas failed to deliver report on evacuated Afghans MORE (R-Okla.) — The ranking member of the Armed Services Committee disagrees with Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), says he cannot support action because of budget cuts.
Ron JohnsonRonald (Ron) Harold JohnsonJewish groups sound the alarm as anti-vaccine mandate movement invokes Holocaust Former Senate candidate launches bid for governor in Wisconsin Wisconsin Democratic Senate candidate Sarah Godlewski rolls out rural policy plan MORE (R-Wis.) — Voted against resolution in committee.
Mike LeeMichael (Mike) Shumway LeeSenate Republicans press federal authorities for information on Texas synagogue hostage-taker Put partisan politics aside — The Child Tax Credit must be renewed immediately These Senate seats are up for election in 2022 MORE (R-Utah) — Tea Party leader doesn't believe strike will prevent Syria from using chemical weapons again and worries intervention will bring U.S. deeper into conflict.
Joe ManchinJoe ManchinOvernight Health Care — ObamaCare gets record numbers On The Money — Economy had post-recession growth in 2021 Progressives apply pressure on Biden, Senate to pass Build Back Better MORE (D-W.Va.) — In Sept. 5 statement, says he believes military action at this time is the wrong course of action.
Jerry MoranGerald (Jerry) MoranTop Biden official says information classification system undermines national security, public trust These Senate seats are up for election in 2022 Overnight Energy & Environment — Starting from 'scratch' on climate, spending bill MORE (R-Kan.) — Said U.S. "cannot afford another conflict that taxes our resources without achieving goals that advance American interests." Moran heads the National Republican Senatorial Committee.
Chris MurphyChristopher (Chris) Scott MurphySenators huddle on Russia sanctions as tensions escalate Bipartisan Senate group discusses changes to election law Democrats face scaled-back agenda after setbacks MORE (D-Conn.) — Voted against resolution in committee.
Rand PaulRandal (Rand) Howard PaulRand Paul praises removal of Neil Young songs from Spotify: 'Seeya' YouTube permanently bans Dan Bongino Conservative pundit says YouTube blocked interview with Rand Paul MORE (R-Ky.) — Possible 2016 White House candidate has been a critic of military intervention in Syria.
Mark Pryor (D-Ark.) — Said until the administration can "prove a compelling national security interest, clearly define a mission that has a definitive end-state and then build a true coalition of allies," he cannot support military action in Syria.
Jim RischJames Elroy RischJewish groups sound the alarm as anti-vaccine mandate movement invokes Holocaust Senators huddle on Russia sanctions as tensions escalate Democrats face scaled-back agenda after setbacks MORE (R-Idaho) — "I'm extremely reluctant."
Pat RobertsCharles (Pat) Patrick RobertsBiden remembers Dole as 'master of the Senate' at National Cathedral Bob Dole: heroic, prickly and effective McConnell gets GOP wake-up call MORE (R-Kan.) — The former Intelligence panel chairman issued a scathing rebuke of Obama, says the president has no exit plan.
Marco RubioMarco Antonio RubioPut partisan politics aside — The Child Tax Credit must be renewed immediately These Senate seats are up for election in 2022 Lawmakers press Biden admin to send more military aid to Ukraine MORE (R-Fla.) — Voted against resolution in committee.
Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) — Says he "concluded that a military strike against Syria is not the answer."
Tom UdallTom UdallCruz to get Nord Stream 2 vote as part of deal on Biden nominees Democrats threaten to play hardball over Cruz's blockade Rubio vows to slow-walk Biden's China, Spain ambassador nominees MORE (D-N.M.) — Voted against resolution in committee.
David VitterDavid Bruce VitterBiden inaugural committee to refund former senator's donation due to foreign agent status Bottom line Lysol, Charmin keep new consumer brand group lobbyist busy during pandemic MORE (R-La.) — In a statement on Thursday, says he's concerned getting involved in Syria could make mustering resolve to stop a nuclear Iran "impossible."
House (144) (109 Republicans, 35 Democrats)
Robert AderholtRobert Brown AderholtGroup launches first national ad campaign to celebrate America's 250th anniversary House Democrats call for paid legal representation in immigration court Mo Brooks expresses interest in running for Shelby's Senate seat MORE (R-Ala.) — Told 48 News he needs to be convinced there is a direct threat to the U.S., adding he doesn't believe that now.
Justin AmashJustin AmashDemocrats defend Afghan withdrawal amid Taliban advance Vietnam shadow hangs over Biden decision on Afghanistan Kamala Harris and our shameless politics MORE (R-Mich.) — Firm no.
Michele BachmannMichele Marie BachmannBoehner says he voted for Trump, didn't push back on election claims because he's retired Boehner: Trump 'stepped all over their loyalty' by lying to followers Boehner finally calls it as he sees it MORE (R-Minn.) — Tweeted that she's "adamantly opposed" to military action.
Andy BarrAndy BarrOvernight Defense & National Security — White House raises new alarm over Russia GOP lawmakers press administration on US weapons left behind in Afghanistan GOP Rep. Andy Barr reports M in cash ahead of 2022 election MORE (R-Ky.) — Leaning no.
Gus Bilirakis (R-Fla.) — "I share many of your concerns in engaging in this civil war & will be voting no on the authorization of military force in #Syria," he tweeted.
Marsha BlackburnMarsha BlackburnSenate Republicans press federal authorities for information on Texas synagogue hostage-taker Sunday shows preview: Democrats' struggle for voting rights bill comes to a head CNN legal analyst knocks GOP senator over remark on Biden nominee MORE (R-Tenn.) — Tells CBS News on Sept. 4 that it's correct she's leaning no.
Kevin BradyKevin Patrick BradyOn The Trail: Retirements offer window into House Democratic mood Members of Congress not running for reelection in 2022 Trump war with GOP seeps into midterms MORE (R-Texas) — Doesn't want to waste resources on "unproductive mission." Believes action "is a mistake."
Paul BrounPaul Collins BrounHundreds apply to fill Isakson's Senate seat in Georgia Joe Lieberman's son running for Senate in Georgia California lawmaker's chief of staff resigns after indictment MORE (R-Ga.) — The Senate candidate told local news site CovNews.com, "I do not believe America should be militarily involved in Syria."
Vern Buchanan (R-Fla.) — Buchanan said on Facebook, "I simply cannot support a military strike that is not vital to America's national security interest."
Larry BucshonLarry Dean BucshonThe Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Uber - Senate debt limit drama ends; Trump legal troubles rise Maternal and child health legislation must be prioritized now Peanut Butter and Jelly make debut ahead of White House turkey pardon MORE (R-Ind.) — Told local media he's "not sold at all," cites constituent opposition.
Michael BurgessMichael Clifton BurgessHouse clears bill to raise debt limit Democrats livid over GOP's COVID-19 attacks on Biden Maintaining the doctor-patient relationship is the cornerstone of the U.S. health care system MORE (R-Texas) — Says U.S. action in Syria would be very risky.
John Campbell (R-Calif.) — A spokesperson told The Hill he is a no.
Kathy Castor (D-Fla.) — Opposed.
Jason ChaffetzJason ChaffetzNunes retirement move seen as sign of power shift in GOP Congress's latest hacking investigation should model its most recent Fox News Audio expands stable of podcasts by adding five new shows MORE (R-Utah) — Told The Hill he is leaning no.
Emanuel Cleaver (D-Mo.) — On Sept. 1, he told 41 Action News he would vote no if the vote took place that day.
Tom Cole (R-Okla.) — House deputy whip is leaning no.
Doug Collins (R-Ga.) — Told The Hill he is "a very hard-wing no."
Joe Courtney (D-Conn.) — Has told constituents he is "deeply skeptical."
Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.) — Leaning no.
Rick CrawfordRick CrawfordArkansas legislature splits Little Rock in move that guarantees GOP seats Gas shortages spread to more states Overnight Defense: Administration says 'low to moderate confidence' Russia behind Afghanistan troop bounties | 'Low to medium risk' of Russia invading Ukraine in next few weeks | Intelligence leaders face sharp questions during House worldwide threats he MORE (R-Ark.) — Tweeted Saturday it was imperative that Obama explore alternatives.
John Culberson (R-Texas) — A firm no. In a Sept. 5 statement said U.S. has no business supporting either side in Syria's civil war. Will encourage colleagues to vote no unless Israel is threatened.
Rodney Davis (R-Ill.) — Leaning no, according to the Chicago Sun-Times.
Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) — Told local outlet he's not yet convinced and has many questions. Remarks indicate a leaning no.
Scott DesJarlais (R-Tenn.) — DesJarlais is now a firm no.
Ron DeSantis (R-Fla.) — Said on Sept. 4 he cannot support military authorization at this time.
Lloyd Doggett (D-Texas) — Said on MSNBC he is leaning no.
Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.) — Iraq War veteran is against military action in Syria.
Sean DuffySean DuffyFormer Senate candidate launches bid for governor in Wisconsin Rebecca Kleefisch raises .3 million in Wisconsin gubernatorial bid The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Altria - Biden unleashes on Trump and GOP MORE (R-Wis.) — Opposed.
Jeff Duncan (R-S.C.) — Firm no.
John Duncan Jr. (R-Tenn.) — Firm no. Says, "I simply do not want to see any young Americans killed in Syria." Duncan was one of the few Republicans who voted against the Iraq War.
Renee Ellmers (R-N.C.) — "I cannot support military action against Syria at this time."
Blake Farenthold (R-Texas) — In Sept. 6 statement, said he would oppose military action.
Mike Fitzpatrick (R-Pa.) — Questions about whether Syrian action is in national interests haven't been met. Says vote will reflect constituent skepticism.
Sam FarrSamuel (Sam) Sharon FarrMedical marijuana supporters hopeful about government funding bill Marijuana advocates to give away free joints on Capitol Hill DEA decision against reclassifying marijuana ignores public opinion MORE (D-Calif.) — Recent remarks suggest he is leaning no.
Stephen FincherStephen Lee FincherTrump announces, endorses ambassador to Japan's Tennessee Senate bid Lamar Alexander's exit marks end of an era in evolving Tennessee Tensions on immigration erupt in the House GOP MORE (R-Tenn.) — Opposed.
John FlemingJohn Calvin FlemingLobbying world Trump wants Congress to delay Census deadlines amid pandemic Meadows sets up coronavirus hotline for members of Congress MORE (R-La.) — "As the situation now stands, I will vote against U.S. military action on Syria."
Bill FloresWilliam (Bill) Hose FloresThe Hill's Morning Report - Presented by the UAE Embassy in Washington, DC - Calls mount to start transition as Biden readies Cabinet picks Hillicon Valley: House votes to condemn QAnon | Americans worried about foreign election interference | DHS confirms request to tap protester phones House approves measure condemning QAnon, but 17 Republicans vote against it MORE (R-Texas)
Randy ForbesJames (Randy) Randy ForbesDaschle Group hires first GOP lobbyist Overnight Defense: US sanctions NATO ally Turkey over Russian defense system | Veterans groups, top Democrats call for Wilkie's resignation | Gingrich, other Trump loyalists named to Pentagon board Gingrich, other Trump loyalists named to Pentagon advisory panel MORE (R-Va.) — Said on Fox News on Sunday that taking military action is not in nation's best interests.
Jeff FortenberryJeffrey (Jeff) Lane FortenberryNebraska's Republican governor backs primary challenger against GOP lawmaker Nebraska Republican tests positive for COVID-19 in latest congressional breakthrough case GOP rep facing charges of lying to FBI announces reelection bid MORE (R-Neb.) — Opposed.
Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-N.J.) — Has told constituents he is opposed.
Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) — Iraq War veteran went from undecided to opposed.
John GaramendiJohn Raymond GaramendiEquilibrium/Sustainability — Skiers adapt to climate change House passes bill to strengthen shipping supply chain At 75, the Fulbright deserves respect and more funding MORE (D-Calif.) — Opposed.
Scott GarrettErnest (Scott) Scott GarrettOn The Trail: The political losers of 2020 Biz groups take victory lap on Ex-Im Bank Export-Import Bank back to full strength after Senate confirmations MORE (R-N.J.) — Says the president has not yet convinced the public.
Chris Gibson (R-N.Y.) — Iraq War veteran said on Facebook he urges a no vote.
Bob Gibbs (R-Ohio) — Says Obama hasn't made the case.
Phil Gingrey (R-Ga.) — Chemical weapons use is "reprehensible," but strike would be "imprudent."
Trey GowdyTrey GowdyTrey Gowdy sets goal of avoiding ideological echo chamber with Fox News show Fox News signs Trey Gowdy, Dan Bongino for new shows Pompeo rebukes Biden's new foreign policy MORE (R-S.C.) — Firm no.
Alan GraysonAlan Mark GraysonDeSantis tops Crist, Fried in poll of Florida governor race Florida Rep. Val Demings officially enters Senate race against Rubio Demings raises Democrats' hopes in uphill fight to defeat Rubio MORE (D-Fla.) — Is rallying support against the measure.
Tim GriffinJohn (Tim) Timothy GriffinArkansas attorney general drops bid for governor, says she will work with Sanders Arkansas legislature splits Little Rock in move that guarantees GOP seats Trump faces test of power with early endorsements MORE (R-Ark.) — Said he is a "strong lean no."
Raúl Grijalva (D-Ariz.) — Has publicly said he is opposed.
Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.) — Initially said he backed measure but has shifted to no.
Brett Guthrie (R-Ky.) — A certain no vote unless the Obama administration presents him with "game changing information."
Luis Gutiérrez (D-Ill.) — Leaning no, according to the Chicago Sun-Times.
Janice Hahn (D-Calif.) — Leaning no.
Colleen Hanabusa (D-Hawaii) — A spokesman says Hanabusa leaning "very strongly against it."
Andy Harris (R-Md.) — Leaning no but plans to "examine all of the evidence before making a decision."
Vicky Hartzler (R-Miss.) — Leaning no, according to a recent press release. “I have deep reservations about the wisdom of launching an attack. I also have doubts about U.S. interests in the matter.”
Joe Heck (R-Nev.) — Leaning no.
Brian Higgins (D-N.Y.) — A solid no: "It is not the time for Americans to be subjected to the potential of yet another unwinnable overseas war."
George Holding (R-N.C.) — "Nothing I heard from [the administration] convinced me it is necessary to send one American soldier into battle."
Mike Honda (D-Calif.) — Appears to be leaning no.
Richard Hudson (R-N.C.) — Said on Twitter he would oppose military action after "thoughtful consideration."
Tim Huelskamp (R-Kan.) — Said on Facebook that he agrees with constituents and sees no evidence of U.S. interests in a Syrian war.
Bill Huizenga (R-Mich.) — "I can't support" military action yet, he said, according to mlive.com.
Randy Hultgren (R-Ill.) — Concerned military action will result in unforeseen consequences.
Lynn Jenkins (R-Kan.) — Has told constituents she is opposed: "... it is still unclear who is on the other side of this conflict."
Hank Johnson (D-Ga.) — Said he is "deeply skeptical that use of force is in our national interest."
Sam JohnsonSamuel (Sam) Robert JohnsonDan Bongino to present five-part Fox series on people 'canceled' CEO fired after mocking teen for wearing dress to prom Van Taylor wins reelection to Texas seat held by GOP since 1968 MORE (R-Texas) — The decorated combat veteran has a slew of questions on the mission and appears to be leaning no.
Walter Jones (R-N.C.) — Critic of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan is a firm no.
Jack Kingston (R-Ga.) — Senate candidate told WSAV-TV he is leaning no.
Leonard Lance (R-N.J.) — Lance has told local media outlets he is not convinced on U.S. intervention.
James Lankford (R-Okla.) — The lawmaker, who is close to GOP leaders, is opposed.
Tom Latham (R-Iowa) — Has said the president hasn't made the case for intervention.
Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) — Lee, who voted against the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, is "a strong no," her office states.
Frank LoBiondo (R-N.J.) — Told The Hill on Sept. 5 he is a no at this point.
Billy Long (R-Mo.) — "We should stay out of it."
Cynthia LummisCynthia Marie LummisCheney challenger wins Wyoming Republican activists' straw poll Overnight Energy & Environment — Lummis holds up Biden EPA picks GOP senator blocks Biden EPA nominees over coal plant decision MORE (R-Wyo.) — Told Wyoming radio station K2 she is opposed.
Stephen Lynch (D-Mass.) — Against military intervention, according to his office.
Kenny Marchant (R-Texas) — “I will not vote for U.S. military intervention in Syria," he said in a statement. "President Obama has not presented Congress enough supporting evidence to overcome my serious reservations about ordering the use of U.S. military forces."
Tom Marino (R-Pa.) — Is "absolutely opposed to any intervention in Syria at this time."
Thomas Massie (R-Ky.) — Firm no.
Jim MathesonJames (Jim) David MathesonMcAdams concedes to Owens in competitive Utah district Trump EPA eases standards for coal ash disposal Utah redistricting reform measure likely to qualify for ballot MORE (D-Utah) — Is opposed, according to ksl.com.
Michael McCaul (R-Texas) — A crucial vote, the Homeland Security Committee chairman on Thursday said if a vote were held that day, he'd vote no.
Tom McClintock (R-Calif.) — A no vote.
Jim McDermottJames (Jim) Adelbert McDermottSondland has 'no intention of resigning,' associate says Three women accuse Gordon Sondland of sexual misconduct Portland hotel chain founded by Trump ambassador says boycott is attack on employees MORE (D-Wash.) — Wants answers to many questions.
James McGovern (D-Mass.) — Sounds more like a no than a yes. Told Radio Boston, "I'm very skeptical. I'm just sick and tired of all these wars." McGovern has said the president should withdraw his request for congressional authorization.
David McKinleyDavid Bennett McKinleyFour states to feature primaries with two incumbents in 2022 West Virginia lawmaker slams GOP colleague over support for infrastructure law McBath to run in neighboring district after GOP redrew lines MORE (R-W.Va.) — Told the Charleston Daily Mail that he is "not comfortable putting Americans in harm's way."
Jerry McNerney (D-Calif.) — Local outlet reports he is leaning no.
Pat Meehan (R-Pa.) — Remarks to Lancaster News, Meehan sounds like a no.
Candice Miller (R-Mich.) — Says the "case has not been made" for action.
Jeff Miller (R-Fla.) — Opposed, according to the Tampa Bay Times.
Markwayne Mullin (R-Okla.) — Cannot support "any U.S. military action or involvement."
Grace Napolitano (D-Calif.) — Told CNN on Sept. 3 the U.S. needs to "stay out of wars" and pay more attention to own backyard.
Rick Nolan (D-Minn.) — Is strongly opposed to a military strike.
Rich Nugent (R-Fla.) — Sent letter to Obama on Friday opposing military intervention.
Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) — Has criticized Obama’s plan as having no “coherence whatsoever.”
Erik Paulsen (R-Minn.) — Minnesota delegation is divided on Syria motion.
Collin Peterson (D-Minn.) — Local media reporting Peterson is inclined to vote no.
Mark PocanMark William PocanDemocrats livid over GOP's COVID-19 attacks on Biden With Build Back Better, Dems aim to correct messaging missteps Dems brace for score on massive Biden bill MORE (D-Wis.) — Sounds like a no.
Bill Posey (R-Fla.) — Opposed.
Trey Radel (R-Fla.) — The Hill moved Radel from undecided to leaning no after a Sept. 4 interview on MSNBC.
Charles Rangel (D-N.Y.) — Reiterated his view that the military draft must be reinstated before an attack on Syria.
Tom Reed (R-N.Y.) — Had been undecided. Now leaning no, according to the Buffalo News. Reed cites feedback from constituents.
Jim Renacci (R-Ohio) — Opposed.
Reid Ribble (R-Wis.) — Leaning no.
Phil Roe (R-Tenn.) — Leaning no.
Dana Rohrabacher (R-Calif.) — Said U.S. shouldn't try to police Syria.
Tom Rooney (R-Fla.) — Unmoved by GOP leadership support, citing feedback from constituents. Rooney, a deputy whip, will vote no.
Dennis Ross (R-Fla.) — After attending Sunday's briefing, said in a statement he doesn't support military force at this time.
Jon Runyan (R-N.J.) — Appears to be leaning no.
Matt SalmonMatthew (Matt) James SalmonTrump endorses Kari Lake to succeed 'RINO' Doug Ducey as Arizona governor The Hill's Morning Report - After high-stakes Biden-Putin summit, what now? Former Rep. Matt Salmon launches gubernatorial bid in Arizona MORE (R-Ariz.) — Salmon expressed criticism of Syria intervention in a Sept. 4 interview with CNN.
Loretta Sanchez (D-Calif.) — "I’m leaning no. It’s about national security," she said in an interview on NBC's "Meet the Press."
Mark Sanford (R-S.C.) — Told WSAV-TV he is in the "no" column.
Kurt Schrader (D-Ore.) — Appears to be leaning no.
Austin Scott (R-Ga.) — Leaning no. Does not intend to vote for resolution unless he's convinced chemical weapons could be transferred from Syria to Hamas or could be used against Israel.
José Serrano (D-N.Y.) — “I cannot vote in favor of this authorization because I believe that the outcome of strikes on Syria is unpredictable, and unlikely to be in our nation’s interests,” he said in statement.
Carol Shea-Porter (D-N.H.) — "After attending classified and unclassified briefings on Syria and speaking with people across New Hampshire, at this point, I oppose the United States taking military action against the Assad regime in Syria," she said.
John Shimkus (R-Ill.) — Said "I am not convinced that a limited strike against Syria at this time is warranted."
Chris Smith (R-N.J.) — Says he will vote no but will introduce legislation to create a Syria war crimes tribunal.
Jason Smith (R-Mo.) — "We should not put our men and women in uniform in harm's way without clear objectives and a sensible strategy."
Lamar Smith (R-Texas) — Appears to be leaning no. At a town-hall meeting, his constituents were overwhelmingly against military intervention in Syria.
Steve Southerland (R-Fla.) — Says an overwhelming number of his constituents are opposed.
Glenn Thompson (R-Pa.) — Said he doesn't see a compelling case for strikes.
Paul Tonko (D-N.Y.) — Looks to be leaning no.
Michael Turner (R-Ohio) — Says he's a no until sequestration is lifted.
Fred Upton (R-Mich.) — The Energy and Commerce Committee chairman is leaning no.
Nydia Velázquez (D-N.Y.) — Opposed, according to NY1.
Ann Wagner (R-Mo.) — Sounds like a no vote.
Jackie Walorski (R-Ind.) — Cannot support the president "based on the current situation."
Randy WeberRandall (Randy) Keith WeberGOP leader's marathon speech forces House Democrats to push vote McCarthy delays swift passage of spending plan with record-breaking floor speech New group of GOP lawmakers file articles of impeachment against Biden MORE (R-Texas) — Sounds like a no vote.
Daniel Webster (R-Fla.) — Will vote no, according to the Tampa Bay Times.
Lynn Westmoreland (R-Ga.) — Tweeted that he is a no.
Joe WilsonAddison (Joe) Graves WilsonLast living Nuremberg Trials prosecutor deserves Congressional Gold Medal Gallego leads congressional delegation to Ukraine Overnight Defense & National Security — Presented by Raytheon Technologies — Biden backtracks on Taiwan MORE (R-S.C.) — Tells The Hill he will oppose authorization. "The case was not made," he said.
Ed WhitfieldWayne (Ed) Edward WhitfieldBottom Line Why Republicans took aim at an ethics watchdog What Azerbaijan wants from Israel? MORE (R-Ky.) — “I will not support President Obama’s request to authorize missile strikes in Syria," he said in statement.
Roger WilliamsJohn (Roger) Roger WilliamsLessons learned from a failed bet on 'Housing First' The CFPB's data overreach hurts the businesses it claims to help Early redistricting plans show GOP retrenching for long haul MORE (R-Texas) — Leaning no.
Rob WittmanRobert (Rob) Joseph WittmanHouse GOP members introduce legislation targeting Russia over Ukraine 'Trump in heels' Amanda Chase discontinues congressional run after redistricting Proposed Virginia maps put rising-star House Democrats at risk MORE (R-Va.) — "Has grave concerns," according to The Free Lance-Star.
Frank WolfFrank Rudolph WolfBottom line Africa's gathering storm DOJ opinion will help protect kids from dangers of online gambling MORE (R-Va.) — Leaning no. In a letter to the president, Wolf states he has deep reservations about military intervention.
Rep. John Yarmuth (D-Ky.) — Said on MSNBC, “The military strike, I can’t support.”
Ted YohoTheodore (Ted) Scott YohoOcasio-Cortez: Gosar so weak he 'couldn't open a pickle jar' Rep. Gosar posts anime video showing him striking Biden, Ocasio-Cortez Will America fight for Taiwan? MORE (R-Fla.) — Said on Twitter he planned to vote no and remains unconvinced.
Bill Young (R-Fla.) — Influential appropriator is a no.
Don YoungDonald (Don) Edwin YoungHillicon Valley — YouTube permanently bans Dan Bongino Amazon endorses legislation to end federal prohibition on marijuana West Virginia lawmaker slams GOP colleague over support for infrastructure law MORE (R-Alaska) — Opposed.
Senate (54) (29 Democrats, 23 Republicans, 2 Independents)
Tammy BaldwinTammy Suzanne BaldwinN95 distribution plan could imperil small US mask makers Biden stiff arms progressives on the Postal Service Overnight Energy & Environment — Lummis holds up Biden EPA picks MORE (D-Wis.)
Max BaucusMax Sieben BaucusThe good, bad, and ugly of Tester's Blackfoot-Clearwater Stewardship Act Biden nominates Nicholas Burns as ambassador to China Cryptocurrency industry lobbies Washington for 'regulatory clarity' MORE (D-Mont.) — Told The Hill, "I can't decide until I get my question answered."
Mark BegichMark Peter Begich11 former Democratic senators call for 'meaningful reform to Senate rules' Harry Reid, political pugilist and longtime Senate majority leader, dies Alaska Senate race sees cash surge in final stretch MORE (D-Alaska) — Begich is vulnerable in 2014. Says evidence of chemical weapons must be solid, response must be narrowly tailored and of short duration.
Michael BennetMichael Farrand BennetSwing-state voters concerned about Build Back Better's impact on inflation: poll Senate Democrats urge Biden to get beefed-up child tax credit into spending deal These Senate seats are up for election in 2022 MORE (D-Colo.)
Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.)
Roy BluntRoy Dean BluntThere is a bipartisan path forward on election and voter protections These Senate seats are up for election in 2022 Swalwell slams House Republican for touting funding in bill she voted down MORE (R-Mo.) — "I have not made my mind up yet."
Sherrod BrownSherrod Campbell BrownSenate Democrats urge Biden to get beefed-up child tax credit into spending deal N95 distribution plan could imperil small US mask makers Biden's year two won't be about bipartisanship MORE (D-Ohio)
Maria CantwellMaria Elaine CantwellUS lawmakers weigh new COVID-19 stimulus funding for businesses Senate whistleblower report alleges oversight problems with aerospace industry safety On The Money — Senate risks Trump's ire with debt ceiling deal MORE (D-Wash.)
Jeffrey Chiesa (R-N.J.)
Dan CoatsDaniel (Dan) Ray CoatsAn independent commission should review our National Defense Strategy Overnight Hillicon Valley — Scrutiny over Instagram's impact on teens Former national security officials warn antitrust bills could help China in tech race MORE (R-Ind.)
Tom CoburnThomas (Tom) Allen CoburnBiden and AOC's reckless spending plans are a threat to the planet NSF funding choice: Move forward or fall behind DHS establishes domestic terror unit within its intelligence office MORE (R-Okla.)
Susan CollinsSusan Margaret CollinsMcConnell: I'm going to give Biden's Supreme Court nominee 'a fair look' The Hill's Morning Report - Who will replace Justice Breyer? Senate set for muted battle over Breyer successor MORE (R-Maine) — "Firmly undecided."
John CornynJohn CornynSenate Republicans press federal authorities for information on Texas synagogue hostage-taker Senators huddle on Russia sanctions as tensions escalate Momentum builds for new COVID-19 relief for businesses MORE (R-Texas) — The No. 2-ranking Senate Republican has called on Obama to address the nation on Syria.
Joe DonnellyJoseph (Joe) Simon DonnellySenate set for muted battle over Breyer successor Former Sen. Donnelly confirmed as Vatican ambassador Biden to have audience with pope, attend G20 summit MORE (D-Ind.)
Mike EnziMichael (Mike) Bradley EnziLobbying world Cheney on same-sex marriage opposition: 'I was wrong' What Republicans should demand in exchange for raising the debt ceiling MORE (R-Wyo.) — Primary challenger Liz Cheney opposes action.
Deb FischerDebra (Deb) Strobel FischerOvernight Energy & Environment — Presented by ExxonMobil — Biden may get reprieve with gas price drop EPA proposes lowering past blending requirements for gasoline, rejecting waivers Overnight Defense & National Security — A new plan to treat Marines 'like human beings' MORE (R-Neb.)
Kirsten GillibrandKirsten GillibrandDocumentary to be released on Gabby Giffords's recovery from shooting Tlaib blasts Biden judicial nominee whose firm sued environmental lawyer The Hill's 12:30 Report - Presented by Connected Commerce Council - Biden faces reporters as his agenda teeters MORE (D-N.Y.)
Chuck GrassleyChuck GrassleySenate Republicans press federal authorities for information on Texas synagogue hostage-taker Small ranchers say Biden letting them get squeezed These Senate seats are up for election in 2022 MORE (R-Iowa) — Said his constituents have expressed opposition.
Tom HarkinThomas (Tom) Richard HarkinFCC needs to help services for the deaf catch up to videoconferencing tech Biden celebrates anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act Ex-Rep. Abby Finkenauer running for Senate in Iowa MORE (D-Iowa) — Has called evidence "circumstantial."
Martin HeinrichMartin Trevor HeinrichOn The Money — No SALT, and maybe no deal SALT change likely to be cut from bill, say Senate Democrats Democrats torn over pushing stolen-election narrative MORE (D-N.M.)
Dean HellerDean Arthur HellerSeven most vulnerable governors facing reelection in 2022 Nevada becomes early Senate battleground Nevada governor Sisolak injured in car accident, released from hospital MORE (R-Nev.)
Mazie HironoMazie Keiko HironoDemocrats, poised for filibuster defeat, pick at old wounds Schumer prepares for Senate floor showdown with Manchin, Sinema Dems worry they'll be boxed out without changes to filibuster, voting rules MORE (D-Hawaii)
Mike JohannsMichael (Mike) Owen JohannsMeet the Democratic sleeper candidate gunning for Senate in Nebraska Farmers, tax incentives can ease the pain of a smaller farm bill Lobbying World MORE (R-Neb.) — Spokesman tells The Hill he is still reviewing Senate resolution.
Tim JohnsonTimothy (Tim) Peter JohnsonCornell to launch new bipartisan publication led by former Rep. Steve Israel Trump faces tough path to Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac overhaul Several hurt when truck runs into minimum wage protesters in Michigan MORE (D-S.D.)
Angus KingAngus KingThe Hill's 12:30 Report - Presented by Facebook - Biden's public moment of frustration Democrats say change to filibuster just a matter of time Bipartisan Senate group discusses changes to election law MORE (I-Maine)
Amy KlobucharAmy KlobucharHillicon Valley — Presented by Cisco — Feds forge ahead on internet 'nutrition labels' Senate set for muted battle over Breyer successor Hillicon Valley — Biden celebrates 'right to repair' wins MORE (D-Minn.)
Mary LandrieuMary Loretta LandrieuDemocratic ex-senators join pro-gas organization 11 former Democratic senators call for 'meaningful reform to Senate rules' 10 Democrats who could run in 2024 if Biden doesn't MORE (D-La.) — GOP target in 2014.
Patrick LeahyPatrick Joseph LeahyFiscal spending deadline nears while lawmakers face pressure to strike deal These Senate seats are up for election in 2022 Senate panel advances bill blocking tech giants from favoring own products MORE (D-Vt.) — Judiciary Committee chairman voted against the war in Iraq. Opposed broad resolution submitted by the administration.
Ed MarkeyEd MarkeyBiden comments add momentum to spending bill's climate measures Overnight Energy & Environment — Starting from 'scratch' on climate, spending bill Overnight Health Care — White House boosts mask availability MORE (D-Mass.) — Voted present on resolution in committee.
Claire McCaskillClaire Conner McCaskillSenate set for muted battle over Breyer successor Biden, lawmakers mourn Harry Reid Harry Reid, political pugilist and longtime Senate majority leader, dies MORE (D-Mo.)
Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellMcConnell: I'm going to give Biden's Supreme Court nominee 'a fair look' Progressive millionaire group backs Cisneros, McBath in first public endorsements Clyburn calls for full-court press on voting rights MORE (R-Ky.) — Wants more information on what needs to be done and what can be accomplished in Syria.
Jeff MerkleyJeff MerkleyDemocrats press cryptomining companies on energy consumption Democrats say change to filibuster just a matter of time Democrats call on Biden administration to ease entry to US for at-risk Afghans MORE (D-Ore.)
Barbara MikulskiBarbara Ann MikulskiTwo women could lead a powerful Senate spending panel for first time in history Harris invites every female senator to dinner next week Will the real Lee Hamiltons and Olympia Snowes please stand up? MORE (D-Md.) — Appropriations Committee chairwoman says she's still examining whether to back military action.
Lisa MurkowskiLisa Ann MurkowskiMcConnell: I'm going to give Biden's Supreme Court nominee 'a fair look' The Hill's Morning Report - Who will replace Justice Breyer? McConnell aims to sidestep GOP drama over Trump MORE (R-Alaska)
Patty MurrayPatricia (Patty) Lynn MurrayGovernment watchdog faults HHS leadership for sustained public health crisis failures No. 3 Senate Democrat says Biden should tap Black woman for Supreme Court Biden's pledge to appoint Black woman back in spotlight amid Breyer retirement MORE (D-Wash.)
Rob PortmanRobert (Rob) Jones PortmanBudowsky: President Biden leads NATO against Russian aggression New Mexico Democrat tests positive for COVID-19 breakthrough case Warner tests positive for breakthrough COVID-19 case MORE (R-Ohio)
Jack ReedJack ReedDefense bill sets up next fight over military justice Ukraine president, US lawmakers huddle amid tensions with Russia Photos of the Week: Tornado aftermath, Medal of Honor and soaring superheroes MORE (D-R.I.)
Bernie SandersBernie SandersMcConnell warns Biden not to 'outsource' Supreme Court pick to 'radical left' Briahna Joy Gray discusses Pelosi's 2022 re-election announcement Ocasio-Cortez: Supporting Sinema challenge by someone like Gallego would be easy decision MORE (I-Vt.)
Tim ScottTimothy (Tim) Eugene ScottClyburn predicts Supreme Court contender J. Michelle Childs would get GOP votes Sen. Tim Scott rakes in nearly million in fourth quarter These Senate seats are up for election in 2022 MORE (R-S.C.) — Scott said he was undecided as he entered a Sept. 5 briefing on Syria.
Jeff SessionsJefferson (Jeff) Beauregard SessionsPress: For Trump endorsement: The more sordid, the better Those predicting Facebook's demise are blowing smoke If bitcoin is 'digital gold,' it should be taxed like gold MORE (R-Ala.) — Is concerned there isn't clarity about what the administration want to accomplish.
Richard Shelby (R-Ala.)
Jon TesterJonathan (Jon) TesterSwing-state voters concerned about Build Back Better's impact on inflation: poll Fiscal spending deadline nears while lawmakers face pressure to strike deal Conservative group rolls out .5 million ad buy pressuring Manchin, Tester to oppose Build Back Better MORE (D-Mont.)
John ThuneJohn Randolph ThuneMcConnell aims to sidestep GOP drama over Trump There is a bipartisan path forward on election and voter protections Juan Williams: It's Trump vs. McConnell for the GOP's future MORE (R-S.D.)
Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) — Has said he supports military action.
Mark UdallMark Emery Udall11 former Democratic senators call for 'meaningful reform to Senate rules' Kennedy apologizes for calling Haaland a 'whack job' OVERNIGHT ENERGY: Haaland courts moderates during tense confirmation hearing | GOP's Westerman looks to take on Democrats on climate change | White House urges passage of House public lands package MORE (D-Colo.)
Mark WarnerMark Robert WarnerThe Hill's Morning Report - Biden: Russia attack 'would change the world' SALT change likely to be cut from bill, say Senate Democrats New Mexico Democrat tests positive for COVID-19 breakthrough case MORE (D-Va.)
Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) — Has declined to say how she would vote.
Sheldon WhitehouseSheldon WhitehouseMcConnell: I'm going to give Biden's Supreme Court nominee 'a fair look' Democrats press cryptomining companies on energy consumption Overnight Energy & Environment — Starting from 'scratch' on climate, spending bill MORE (D-R.I.)
Roger WickerRoger Frederick WickerOn The Money — Support for new COVID-19 relief grows Democrats face scaled-back agenda after setbacks Momentum builds for new COVID-19 relief for businesses MORE (R-Miss.) — "I'm skeptical but undecided."
Ron WydenRonald (Ron) Lee WydenTop Biden official says information classification system undermines national security, public trust Senate Democrats urge Biden to get beefed-up child tax credit into spending deal Overnight Energy & Environment — High court will hear case on water rule MORE (D-Ore.) — Says intelligence clear Assad used chemical weapons but unsure about military action.
House (92) (71 Democrats, 21 Republicans)
Robert Andrews (D-N.J.)
Ron BarberRonald (Ron) Sylvester BarberKavanaugh nomination a make or break moment to repeal Citizens United Latina Leaders to Watch 2018 Principles and actions mean more than Jeff Flake’s words MORE (D-Ariz.)
John BarrowJohn Jenkins BarrowFormer lawmakers sign brief countering Trump's claims of executive privilege in Jan. 6 investigation Draft Georgia congressional lines target McBath, shore up Bourdeaux On The Trail: The political losers of 2020 MORE (D-Ga.)
Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-Texas) — Has not come to an option on the issue.
Tim BishopTimothy (Tim) Howard BishopOn The Trail: The political losers of 2020 Dem candidate 'struck by the parallels' between Trump's rise and Hitler's Dems separated by 29 votes in NY House primary MORE (D-N.Y.)
Suzanne BonamiciSuzanne Marie BonamiciInvesting to produce more skilled workers must be part of rebuilding America Equilibrium/Sustainability — Presented by Southern Company — China's president to video in for climate confab We can and will meet the climate test in the Build Back Better Act MORE (D-Ore.)
Bruce BraleyBruce Lowell BraleyFormer lawmakers sign brief countering Trump's claims of executive privilege in Jan. 6 investigation The Memo: Trump attacks on Harris risk backfiring 2020 caucuses pose biggest challenge yet for Iowa's top pollster MORE (D-Iowa) — Told ABC5 News: "I'm waiting for the president to make the case on the possible use of force and the aftermath."
Jim BridenstineJames (Jim) Frederick BridenstineBill Nye promotes infrastructure, social spending bills with Biden NASA can facilitate the commercial space station race SpaceX all-civilian crew returns to Earth, successfully completing 3-day mission MORE (R-Okla.) — Iraq and Afghanistan veteran said questions remain about strategic objectives and U.S. security.
Mo BrooksMorris (Mo) Jackson BrooksThese Senate seats are up for election in 2022 Judge questions Trump's claim of 'absolute immunity' in Jan. 6 lawsuits Alabama GOP gears up for fierce Senate primary clash MORE (R-Ala.)
Cheri BustosCheryl (Cheri) Lea BustosSwalwell slams House Republican for touting funding in bill she voted down To boost economy and midterm outlook, Democrats must pass clean energy bill On The Trail: Retirements offer window into House Democratic mood MORE (D-Ill.) — In statement, says many questions remain before action can be determined.
Ken Calvert (R-Calif.)
Lois Capps (D-Calif.)
Matt Cartwright (D-Pa.) — Says he will not make final decision until final classified briefing on Monday.
Bill Cassidy (R-La.) — Senate candidate
Steve Chabot (R-Ohio)
Judy Chu (D-Calif.) — Asking for constituent input.
David Cicilline (D-R.I.) — Said on MSNBC he is "skeptical."
James Clyburn (D-S.C.) — No.3-ranking House Democrat: "Issues of war and peace require thoughtful consideration. I reserve judgment on Syria until a resolution and more details are forthcoming."
Steve Cohen (D-Tenn.) — Undecided and waiting for more information, according to his office.
Jim Cooper (D-Tenn.) — Has not made up his mind but told WKRN-TV he is "extremely leery."
Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) — In a round of cable interviews, says he's torn between president and constituents opposed to a strike.
Steve Daines (R-Mont.) — In statement, says he won't back strike unless he's convinced national security is at risk and president's strategy will successfully secure interests. Will closely scrutinize intelligence.
Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn.)
Suzan DelBeneSuzan Kay DelBeneDemocrats look to scale back Biden bill to get it passed Democrats face tough choices on Biden plan after Manchin setback The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by National Industries for the Blind - Manchin says no; White House fires back MORE (D-Wash.)
Mario Diaz-Balart (R-Fla.)
William Enyart (D-Ill.)
Anna Eshoo (D-Calif.) — Close friend of Pelosi's. Deemed "dubious" by local media outlet.
Elizabeth Esty (D-Conn.)
Chaka Fattah (D-Pa.)
Lois FrankelLois Jane FrankelFlorida Democrats call on DeSantis to accept federal help to expand COVID-19 testing Last living Nuremberg Trials prosecutor deserves Congressional Gold Medal Democrats repeal prohibition on funding abortions abroad MORE (D-Fla.)
Marcia FudgeMarcia FudgeNina Turner launches new campaign for Congress, setting up likely rematch with Shontel Brown The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Biden talks, Senate balks Buttigieg has high name recognition, favorability rating in Biden Cabinet: survey MORE (D-Ohio) — Chairwoman of the Congressional Black Caucus is undecided.
Joe GarciaJoe Antonio GarciaFormer Florida congressman fined 6K in campaign finance scheme Overnight Defense: Biden honors McCain at Phoenix memorial service | US considers sending captured ISIS fighters to Gitmo and Iraq | Senators press Trump on ending Yemen civil war Biden pays tribute to McCain at emotional memorial service MORE (D-Fla.)
Bob GoodlatteRobert (Bob) William GoodlatteFight breaks out between Jordan, Nadler over rules about showing video at Garland hearing The job of shielding journalists is not finished Bottom line MORE (R-Va.) — Judiciary panel chairman has been meeting with constituents on Syria.
Jim Himes (D-Conn.)
Rush Holt (D-N.J.)
Sheila Jackson LeeSheila Jackson LeeBlack Democrats hammer Manchin for backing filibuster on voting rights A presidential candidate pledge can right the wrongs of an infamous day New Texas law limiting abortion takes effect Thursday MORE (D-Texas) — Believes that the international community must take some type of action against Syria. Her statement indicates she's more likely a yes than a no.
Hakeem Jeffries (D-N.Y.) — Said a significant number of constituents oppose a strike, but he wants to support Obama. Wants president to engage more.
Bill Johnson (R-Ohio)
Joseph Kennedy (D-Mass.)
Dan Kildee (D-Mich.)
Ann KirkpatrickAnn KirkpatrickHispanic Dems aim to expand footprint beyond traditional Latino districts Members of Congress not running for reelection in 2022 Democrats brace for flood of retirements after Virginia rout MORE (D-Ariz.)
Jim Langevin (D-R.I.) — Spokesman says congressman willing to consider limited strike, but doesn't support it yet and will decide based on intelligence and constituent input.
John Larson (D-Conn.) — Close Pelosi ally is undecided.
John Lewis (D-Ga.) — His office said he is undecided.
David Loebsack (D-Iowa) — Told local outlet, "we must exercise extreme caution."
Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.)
Nita Lowey (D-N.Y.) — Close ally of Pelosi is undecided.
Michelle Lujan Grisham (D-N.M.)
Dan Maffei (D-N.Y.)
Sean Maloney (D-N.Y.)
Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) — A spokesman for the House majority whip said McCarthy is weighing “the information and intelligence presented to him by the president and his national security team.”
Betty McCollum (D-Minn.)
Buck McKeon (R-Calif.) — Armed Services panel chairman is undecided.
Cathy McMorris RodgersCathy McMorris RodgersRepublicans question NBC over coverage of Beijing Olympics Hillicon Valley — Biden's misinformation warning Lawmakers call on tech firms to take threat of suicide site seriously, limit its visibility MORE (R-Wash.) — The fourth-ranked GOP leader says she is skeptical.
Gregory Meeks (D-N.Y.) — Says he's still studying the issue.
George Miller (D-Calif.) — A Pelosi ally.
Gwen MooreGwen Sophia MoorePentagon 'aware' of reports Wisconsin military base's struggle to feed, heat Afghan refugees Wisconsin GOP quietly prepares Ron Johnson backup plans Pelosi picks Democrats for special panel tackling inequality MORE (D-Wis.)
Shelley Moore CapitoShelley Wellons Moore CapitoBipartisan Senate group discusses changes to election law Lobbying world Republicans threaten floor takeover if Democrats weaken filibuster MORE (R-W.Va.) — Running for the Senate.
Patrick Murphy (D-Fla.)
Richard Neal (D-Mass.) — Noted in his statement that he voted against the Iraq War.
Gloria Negrete McLeod (D-Calif.)
Bill Owens (D-N.Y.) — Wants details on what the mission will be.
Frank Pallone Jr. (D-N.J.)
Donald Payne Jr. (D-N.J.)
Ed Perlmutter (D-Colo.) — Undecided, according to his communications director.
Scott Perry (R-Pa.) — Undecided but not inclined to back a resolution authorizing action.
Gary Peters (D-Mich.) — The Senate candidate said in a statement that he'll review intelligence, speak with experts and listen to his constituents over the next few days before making a decision.
Scott Peters (D-Calif.) — In statement on website, says he's undecided.
Joe Pitts (R-Pa.)
Mike Quigley (D-Ill.)
Raul Ruiz (D-Calif.)
Bobby Rush (D-Ill.)
Paul RyanPaul Davis RyanHow Kevin McCarthy sold his soul to Donald Trump On The Trail: Retirements offer window into House Democratic mood Stopping the next insurrection MORE (R-Wis.) — "The president has some work to do to recover from his grave missteps in Syria. He needs to clearly demonstrate that the use of military force would strengthen America's security."
Tim Ryan (D-Ohio)
Brad Schneider (D-Ill.) — Undecided, but says red lines "matter" and the U.S. must act "if necessary, alone, to respond appropriately." Says he will continue to review administration's strategy.
Adam SchiffAdam Bennett SchiffMask rules spark political games and a nasty environment in the House CIA says 'Havana syndrome' unlikely a result of 'worldwide campaign' by foreign power The Hill's Morning Report - Biden to make voting rights play in Atlanta MORE (D-Calif.)
Bobby ScottRobert (Bobby) Cortez ScottProposed Virginia maps put rising-star House Democrats at risk Industry, labor groups at odds over financial penalties in spending package Historically Black colleges and universities could see historic funding under Biden plan MORE (D-Va.) — Expressed concern about precedent the U.S. would be setting by approving an attack.
Terri SewellTerrycina (Terri) Andrea SewellPhotos of the Week: MLK memorial, voting rights and a cockapoo Pelosi suggests filibuster supporters 'dishonor' MLK's legacy on voting rights Your must-read holiday book list from members of Congress MORE (D-Ala.)
Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) — " I haven't gotten all the information I feel I need to make an informed decision."
Louise Slaughter (D-N.Y.) — Has many questions for the administration.
Jackie Speier (D-Calif.)
Steve Stivers (R-Ohio) — The Iraq war vet is undecided.
Chris StewartChris StewartMan punched, kicked by officers settles with Georgia county Overnight Defense & National Security — Washington gathers for Colin Powell's funeral House Republican says as much as 40 percent of some intel agencies remain unvaccinated MORE (R-Utah)
Mark Takano (D-Calif.)
Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.)
Mike Thompson (D-Calif.)
John Tierney (D-Mass.) — In statement, says he will consider potential costs, duration and ramifications before making decision.
David Valadao (R-Calif.)
Tim Walz (D-Minn.) — His constituents are strongly opposed.
Peter WelchPeter Francis WelchThese Senate seats are up for election in 2022 Former US attorney considering Senate run in Vermont as Republican Members of Congress not running for reelection in 2022 MORE (D-Vt.)
Brad Wenstrup (R-Ohio) — Said "In the coming days I will be listening to my constituents' concerns."
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