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Marianne Williamson Once Hit Obama for Not Sending Troops to Syria

Appearing in May on “Pod Save America” with Jon Favreau, 2020 White House hopeful and spiritual guru Marianne Williamson said — unlike President Barack Obama — she would have followed through with a military intervention in Syria, suggesting the situation in the war-torn country posed a “direct threat to the humanitarian order of the world” in 2012.

Democrat President hopeful Marianne Williamson speaks outside the Fox Theatre on July 30, 2019 in Detroit, Michigan. - Democratic presidential candidates will debate in Detroit July 30 and 31. (Photo by JEFF KOWALSKY / AFP) (Photo credit should read JEFF KOWALSKY/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama: No Regrets on Syria ‘Red Line’

During the Sunday airing of his interview with CBS’s “60 Minutes,” President Barack Obama said he has zero regret for using the phrase “red line” in 2012 when he promised to retaliate against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s regime if it used chemical weapons.

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Syria’s Assad Denies War Crimes, Says He Is Ready for Dialogue with U.S.

According to the Associated Press, Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad is open to discussing cooperating with the United States—years after President Obama’s chemical weapons “red line” debacle—but demands respect as a legitimate ruler despite cementing power in an election the State Department openly called a “sham.”