“We do not encourage and, in fact, we discourage members of Congress to make such visits to Syria,” said White House deputy spokeswoman Dana Perino. “This is a country that is a state sponsor of terror, one that is trying to disrupt the (Prime Minister Fouad) Siniora government in Lebanon and one that is allowing foreign fighters to flow through its borders to Iraq.
“I don’t know what she is trying to accomplish, and I don’t know if anyone in the administration has spoken to her about it,” Perino said. “In general, we do discourage such trips.”
Of course, chickenshit Nancy Pelosi flew into Damascus on a luxury jet at taxpayer expense, while canny warrior Grandpa Walnuts “slipped across the border” according to a Daily Beast “exclusive” that was somehow reported independently by every other media outlet in the world.