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Congress Has Power To Act
Where Obama Dithers On
Action Against ISIS

New York Sun, by Betsy McCaughey

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Posted By:mitzi, 8/25/2014 9:49:52 PM

While President Obama dithers, Congress needs to act against ISIS. House and Senate leaders should reconvene Congress this week and take the unprecedented step of authorizing military action against ISIS for President Obama’s signature. Customarily, a president takes the first step, presenting a draft Authorization for the Use of Military Force (similar to a declaration of war), then negotiating with Congress on the goals and scope. But Obama’s intentions are unknown, so Congress should seize the initiative. The world is waiting for an American response to the beheading of James Foley and ISIS’s explicit threats to attack this country and

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Does Congress have the will to do this?

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Trigger2, 8/26/2014 6:04:45 AM     (No. 9981299)

Barry would just love it if Congress acted. That way he could blame congress, not himself.

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