White House Advisor Ben Rhodes now refuses to rule out boots on the ground in Iraq.
"What we are already doing is providing a military assistance that that is the strongest counterweight on the ground to ISIL," Rhodes says.
Lawmakers want clear answers. They're getting a White House briefing later this morning, and calling Secretary of State John Kerry to testify before Congress in two weeks.
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