Yesterday I watched Senator Mark Kirk on CBS News' "Face the Nation" talk about a variety of current issues. Watch the video here. Mark gets right to the point and discusses Syria and Libya, and other foreign policy issues, and notes that the U.S. military is now "overstretched" with four current major military and humanitarian missions (Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya, Japan). Nevertheless, Kirk says that now that we are involved in Libya we "have a responsibility to win," but we need to "wrap this up."
Kirk also worries about financial issues, including the debt ceiling, and criticizes the U.S. Senate for going on break when such serious issues must be dealt with. Kirk says he will vote "no" on raising the debt ceiling unless "we have comprehensive, dramatic, effective and broad-based cuts to federal spending, including the reform of entitlement spending."
Read more at The Hill.