Boehner, Cantor support strike on Syria

President Obama's hopes of winning congressional backing for a military strike against Syria received a huge lift on Tuesday when two top House Republicans announced their support of taking military action against Syria Both House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, and House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., endorsed Obama's call for action against Bashar Assad's regime following a meeting with Obama and other lawmakers at the White House.