By Alexander Bolton - 09/04/13 04:38 PM EDT
A Senate Foreign Relations Committee markup of a resolution authorizing military strikes against Syria has been delayed at least an hour as members of the panel try to reconcile their differences.
Sen. Jim RischJim RischGOP to Obama: Sanction Chinese entities to get to North Korea Research: Infrastructure systems easy to hack, a little slow to patch Republicans root for Pence as VP MORE (Idaho), the second-ranking Republican on the panel, said colleagues were discussing the resolution as he left the meeting.
Sen. John McCainJohn McCainNBC's Lester Holt emerges from debate bruised and partisan Pundits react: Clinton won first debate Overnight Defense: Debate night is here | Senate sets vote on 9/11 veto override | Kerry, McCain spar over Syria MORE (R-Ariz.), an influential voice on national security and a member of the Foreign Relations panel, said Wednesday morning he would not support the use-of-force resolution “in its current form.”
McCain has expressed concern the resolution goes too far in restricting the president's authority.