Tuesday, September 30th, 2014
President Barack Obama meets with representatives from the five Arab countries plus Iraq who have participated in air strikes against ISIS in Syria. (Spencer Platt/Getty)

PunditFact fact-checks the Sept. 28 news shows

The debate about the air strikes in Syria continued as pundits compared President Barack Obama to President George W. Bush and wondered why Congress is currently in recess.
 

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