Skip to comments.Hunter: Obama Inviting Impeachment If He Strikes Syria Without Congress
Posted on 09/09/2013 3:11:25 AM PDT by lbryce
Rep. Duncan Hunter said Tuesday that President Obama would be breaking the law and even inviting impeachment if he went ahead with strikes on Syria after a congressional rejection.
I think hes breaking the law if he strikes without congressional approval, Mr. Hunter, a California Republican, told The Washington Times. And if he proceeds without Congress providing that authority, it should be considered an impeachable offense.
Mr. Obama this weekend sent Congress a draft resolution authorizing use of force to take out Syrias facilities for weapons of mass destruction, including chemical weapons.
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I think that issue is covered by the war powers statue allowing the president to commit forces for a limited duration before asking congress for approval.
What would need to be litigated would be if the Congressional disapproval vote mean the war powers act became inoperative.
By then it would no longer matter
Threats of impeachment are as effective as Obama’s red line.
Newflash: Barry Hussein could launch a strike at one of our own cities and the media would advocate his right to do so.
“Obama Inviting Impeachment If He Strikes Syria Without Congress”.........
Where do I sign?
Well the old, beat-up race card has as of late been declined.
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