Obama doesn't control Congress. The GOP-controlled House and Senate could have proposed legislation to support or oppose the war on Islamic State at any time.
If Congress is so dysfunctional that it cannot authorize a war that the members of Congress support, the president is going to act unilaterally.
#1 | Posted by rcade
Isn't that the definition of a dick tater?
Congress did not approve it so it wasn't o'bummers call to make.