All Eyes On Iraq

By Nikki Henderson |

Published 06/18 2014 03:49PM

Updated 06/18 2014 03:54PM

President Obama meets with Congressional leaders to discuss ongoing turmoil in Iraq.  Steve Handelsman reports.

Trying to decide what to do as Iraq descends into civil war, President Obama called Congressional leaders to the White House Wednesday for discussions.

Many Democrats are wary of any U.S. military action.

Republicans, meanwhile, want to take action in the form of airstrikes, but are against cooperating with Iran. They also blame President Obama for the current crisis, saying he pulled U.S. forces out of Iraq too early.

As politicians weigh their options, I.S.I.S. fighters continue to close in on Baghdad, and have even attacked Iraq's largest oil refinery.

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