“I believe as one of the most powerful countries in the world, we have an ethical obligation to prevent a leader of a country who is using chemical weapons on his people.”
“My fellow Americans, for nearly seven decades, the United States has been the anchor of global security. This has meant doing more than forging international agreements; it has meant enforcing them. The burdens of leadership are often heavy, but the world’s a better place because we have borne them.”
“I believe we should use Congressional support if we can…”
“I believed it was right in the absence of a direct or imminent threat to our security to take this debate to Congress. I believe our democracy is stronger when the president acts with the support of Congress…”
“[T]his is something we need to all handle together.”
“I believe that America acts more effectively abroad when we stand together.”
- Miami Marlins star pitcher José Fernández has died in a boating accident. He was 24.