President Obama said in a news conference Thursday that the United States doesn't yet have a strategy on Syria.
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00:02 I have consult with congress throughout this process. I am
00:07 confident that as commander in chief I have -- forties to
00:11 engage in acts that we are conducting currently. As our strategy
00:17 develops. We will continue to consult with congress and I do
00:20 think it'll be important for congress to weigh in and or
00:25 that our consultations with congress. Continue to develop so that. And
00:31 the American people are part of the debate. But I don't
00:33 wanna put the court. Before the horse we don't have a
00:36 strategy. Yet I think. What I've seen in in some of
00:40 -- News reports. Suggests that folks are getting old. Further ahead.
00:49 Of where we're at and we currently are. And I think
00:53 that's not just my assessment with the assessment of our military
00:56 as well we need to make sure that we got clear
00:58 plans were developing them. At that point I was consult with
01:03 congress. And make sure that their voices are heard. But there's
01:10 no point in me asking for. Action on the part of
01:14 congress before -- know exactly what it is that. Is going
01:18 to be required for us to get the job.