Sep 22, 2014 9:58 PM
Why Did Congress Kick The Can On Funding Islamic State Mission?
What he didn't get from Congress was the money to pay for the mission.
Lawmakers — who've skipped town for the campaign trail — also didn't approve any new money to pay for the broader air campaign against the group that calls itself the Islamic State.
So where will the money come from?
For a while, at least, combat in Iraq and Syria will probably be paid for from a special account meant to wind down the war in Afghanistan.
Vermont's Peter Welch is one of the 85 House Democrats