Skip to comments.Obama’s Nuclear Weapons Drawdown Could Run Afoul of the Law
Posted on 03/21/2013 1:04:40 PM PDT by Olog-hai
President Barack Obamas efforts to significantly curtail U.S. nuclear weapons without seeking the proper Senate approval are at best misguided and worst illegal, sources tell Newsmax.
Obama is exploring opportunities to achieve the reductions in infrastructure and capability he seeksincluding a drawdown to 1,000 weaponswithout seeking the advice and consent of the Senate that international treaties require.
Efforts to push the boundaries of the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New START) with Russia are ill-advised, sources say. A proposal that seeks to achieve nuclear arms reductions outside the framework of New START, however, would run afoul of the law.
Pursuing additional nuclear reductions also could run afoul of the 1961 Arms Control and Disarmament Act, which requires congressional approval for nuclear-weapons disarmament. Furthermore, New START in particular singled out such projects as the Chemical and Metallurgy Research Replacement (CMRR) Facility at Los Alamos, N.M. It was supposed to replace the aging Chemical and Metallurgy Research Facility to reconstitute the countrys ability to produce plutonium pits.
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Congress? We don’t need no stinkun Congress.
A HAIL KING BAM BAM
Impeach this communists black Muslim! Fire his entire communists empire.
“Follow the law”??
Thats a nice fairy tale.
The President, Vice President and all civil Officers of the United States, shall be removed from Office on Impeachment for, and Conviction of, Treason, Bribery, or other high Crimes and Misdemeanors.
0bama don't abide by No Steenken' Law and congress won't say a peep . . . .
....except for maybe Rand and Ted Cruz.
Law? What law? There’s no law outside shariah...
Communists make their own laws.
Boner says he trusts Obama.
‘Follow the Law’ and (corrupt) Obama do not belong
in the same sentence.
Obama don’t need no steeenking laws.
Obama probably doesn't understand that ~ and probably can't understand it. The man is terminally stupid.
The guy is so full of SH!T his skin is brown.
“Boner says he trusts Obama.”
Yeah, I trust him too...to do the wrong thing.
Boner & McConnell have abandoned our party, and conservatives.
Law? We don’t need no steeekin law!
Who is going to punish him if he does not stop?