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 senators avoid Trump questions on rigged election GOP to Obama: Sanction Chinese entities to get to North Korea Research: Infrastructure systems easy to hack, a little slow to patch MORE (Idaho), the second-ranking Republican on the panel, said colleagues were discussing the resolution as he left the meeting.
Sen. John McCainJohn McCainLots of (just) talk about 'draining the swamp' 56 memorable moments from a wild presidential race Is Georgia turning blue? 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.