He says he thinks sending troops to Syria could put us in danger, more than protect us from danger.
Senator Cruz says, " doing so has a very real risk of number 1 benefiting the rebels, many of whom are affiliated Al-qaeda and other radical Islamic terrorists. And I think
empowering them would only undermine us national security interest. "
But Senator Cruz says so far, he doesn't think President Obama has presented serious arguments to get involved.
He says he doesn't think it's in our national security interest to do so.
Senator Cruz says the administration argues that we should fire missiles, not to destroy chemical weapons or defeat an enemy of the US, rather to make a statement.
Senator Cruz believes if we are giong to get our military invovled, it should only be to protect and defend our country.
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