Obama aides talk foreign policy with lawmakers

Posted: May 24, 2014 at 3:35 a.m.

White House officials have been holding private meetings this week aimed at soothing lawmakers' concerns over U.S. posture toward Syria, the future of the American military presence in Afghanistan and defense spending. The meetings come as a frustrated White House seeks to push back at criticism of President Barack Obama's foreign policy.

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