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Obama Overruled Lawyers on Need for Congress to Approve Libya Air War, Reports Say

Discussion in 'Political Debate & Discussion' started by carpro, Jun 18, 2011.

  1. carpro

    carpro Well-Known Member
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    http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/obama-overruled-lawyers-need-congress-ap

    Obama Overruled Lawyers on Need for Congress to Approve Libya Air War, Reports Say

    Saturday, June 18, 2011
    By STAFF, Associated Press


    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama decided he could continue the air war in Libya without congressional approval despite rulings to the contrary from Justice Department and Pentagon lawyers, according to published reports
     
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    The president's refusal to comply with the War Powers Act will either come back to haunt him or set a new precedent for presidential power. I personally disagree with the whole concept of a 'war powers act' but it is the law of the land and presidents are not exempt.
     
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    It all depends on what your definition of "hostilities" is.
     
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