Follow existing policies (once they friggin' learn them anyway)...including those surrounding troops abroad etc...INCLUDING the<quoted text>
Chris Christie: "President Obama kept every promise he made on Sandy"
WAR POWERS ACT (no matter what the bobblehead spooge lapping media sayz)-as per documentation in the LOC itself.
(NOTE-pay close attention to item number THREE(3) under Section C)
50 USC § 1541 - Purpose and policy
Current through Pub. L. 112-283.(See Public Laws for the current Congress.)
(a) Congressional declaration
It is the purpose of this chapter to fulfill the intent of the framers of the Constitution of the United States and insure that the collective judgment of both the Congress and the President will apply to the introduction of United States Armed Forces into hostilities, or into situations where imminent involvement in hostilities is clearly indicated by the circumstances, and to the continued use of such forces in hostilities or in such situations.
(b) Congressional legislative power under necessary and proper clause
Under article I, section 8, of the Constitution, it is specifically provided that the Congress shall have the power to make all laws necessary and proper for carrying into execution, not only its own powers but also all other powers vested by the Constitution in the Government of the United States, or in any department or officer hereof.
(c) Presidential executive power as Commander-in-Chief; limitation
The constitutional powers of the President as Commander-in-Chief to introduce United States Armed Forces into hostilities, or into situations where imminent involvement in hostilities is clearly indicated by the circumstances, are exercised only pursuant to
(1) a declaration of war,
(2) specific statutory authorization, or
(3) a national emergency created by attack upon the United States, its territories or possessions, or its armed forces.
WTH were we doing in Libya-besides attributing to FAILED regional statehoods?(because YES Duh A Vey...Libya is in the same region as Syria.)
And keep the UN number handy-make them start earning their dollars if anything.