Sen. Robert Menendez, D-NJ, calls the Obama administration's reliance on the Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) resolution as sufficient authorization to go after ISIS a 'thin theory' - @jaketapper
White House says it would like Congress to include an authorization for arming and training moderate Syrian opposition in a continuing resolution bill for funding the government that is expected to pass next week - @Reuters
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