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Thursday, April 12, 2018

Top lawmakers on Capitol Hill said they won't vote on authorizing retaliatory U.S. military strikes against Syria over a purported chemical-weapons attack, sidestepping a longstanding and messy debate about what role Congress should play in foreign policy. A number of members in both parties said President Donald Trump possesses the authority to conduct limited, surgical strikes against the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in response to the Saturday attack that killed dozens of civilians.

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So once again the congresscritter cowards shirk their duties so when it goes south they can lay the blame elsewhere.

#1 | Posted by 726 at 2018-04-11 10:10 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 2

Who will remember this next year?

#2 | Posted by Sniper at 2018-04-11 01:56 PM | Reply

Just another average day in Congress when it comes to exercising control over their war powers responsibility.

#3 | Posted by GOnoles92 at 2018-04-11 04:38 PM | Reply

Interesting. Maybe they know nothing is really going to happen?

#4 | Posted by BruceBanner at 2018-04-11 07:45 PM | Reply

They're probably tired of trying to do something and see Donnie just tell Vlad ahead of time.

#5 | Posted by BruceBanner at 2018-04-11 07:45 PM | Reply

#2 that depends entirely on the outcome.

#6 | Posted by jpw at 2018-04-12 09:37 PM | Reply

Who will remember this next year?

#2 | Posted by Sniper

Good point. This will be buried beneath piles of new trump/republican disasters by then.

#7 | Posted by SpeakSoftly at 2018-04-12 09:37 PM | Reply

So when a black president asks a republican congress if he can bomb syria, they say - NO.

When a white president wants to do the same thing they say - YOU DO YOU. NONE OF OUR BUSINESS. WE TRUST YOU.

#8 | Posted by SpeakSoftly at 2018-04-12 09:39 PM | Reply

As I said earlier, it was embarrassing to Obama to try to have standards, so the GOP has decided not to have standards.

Use your chemical weapons, America doesn't care any more.

#9 | Posted by snoofy at 2018-04-12 10:13 PM | Reply

Apparently Congress's Constitutional Duty is no longer relevant.

#10 | Posted by bayviking at 2018-04-13 05:29 AM | Reply

Who will remember this next year?
#2 | POSTED BY SNIPER

Not Republicans, that's for sure.

#11 | Posted by TFDNihilist at 2018-04-13 05:53 AM | Reply

#8 | POSTED BY SPEAKSOFTLY AT 2018-04-12 09:39 PM | REPLY

It's bi-partisan. It's in the article.

"A number of members in [b]both parties[/b] said President Donald Trump possesses the authority to conduct limited, surgical strikes against the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in response to the Saturday attack that killed dozens of civilians."

#12 | Posted by sitzkrieg at 2018-04-13 11:26 AM | Reply

Just another average day in Congress when it comes to exercising control over their war powers responsibility.

#3 | Posted by GOnoles92

Have you ever seen a bigger bunch of --------? ETF do they do to earn their salary?

#13 | Posted by Sniper at 2018-04-13 12:33 PM | Reply

As I said earlier, it was embarrassing to Obama to try to have standards,

#9 | Posted by snoofy

He never had any.

#14 | Posted by Sniper at 2018-04-13 12:34 PM | Reply

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