Fw: VPOTUS pool report #1a

From: Lee, Carol
Sent: Saturday, January 23, 2016 4:26 PM
To: Goodman, Meghan K. EOP/OVP
Subject: VPOTUS pool report #1a

For anyone wondering about Mr. Biden's quote on Syria talks ("We do know that it would be better if we can reach a political solution but we are prepared - we are prepared if that's not possible to have a military solution to this operation and to taking out Daesh.")...

A clarification from a Biden official:
The Vice President was making the point that even as we search for a political solution to the broader Syrian civil war, we are simultaneously pursuing a military solution against Daesh. There is no change in US policy.

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Carol Lee
The Wall Street Journal
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