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Senate-crafted Syria resolution riddled with loopholes for Obama

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By Stephen Dinan and David Sherfinski
September 4, 2013


Senators on Wednesday tried to write a tight resolution authorizing President Obama to strike Syria under very specific circumstances, but analysts and lawmakers said the language still has plenty of holes the White House could use to expand military action well beyond what Congress appears to intend.

“Wiggle room? Plenty of that,” said Louis Fisher, scholar in residence at the Constitution Project and former long-time expert for the Congressional Research Service on separation of powers issues.


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Senate-crafted Syria resolution riddled with loopholes for Obama - Washington Times

I'm sure that our recipient of the Noble Peace prize will find a way to blame everyone else but himself when things go wrong.
 
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