Obama: I Do Not Need Congressional Approval To Go To War With ISIS

Does this scare the shit out of anyone else?

JONATHAN TURLEY

President_Barack_Obama220px-B-2_spirit_bombingPresident Obama is again asserting his right to act unilaterally and without congressional approval in going to war. In what has become a mantra for this Administration, Obama reportedly told members of Congress that he does not need congressional approval to unleash a comprehensive military campaign against the Islamic State. The President informed a few members at a dinner — a striking image of how low congressional authority has become in our tripartite system of government.

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2 thoughts on “Obama: I Do Not Need Congressional Approval To Go To War With ISIS

  1. Yes, it does the shit out of me. I also wondered why the media calls it “Obama’s Strategy Against ISIS” instead of “America’s Strategy”. He didn’t even go to West Point. I sincerely hope he is working with a team of advisers.

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