Thursday, September 5, 2013

Even Obama Agrees: There's No Imminent Threat From Syria

Even Obama Agrees: There's No Imminent Threat From Syria

Rand Paul’s amendment to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee’s Syria resolution calls attention to President Obama’s 2007 statement to the Boston Globe that “the President does not have the power under the Constitution to unilaterally authorize a military attack in a situation that does not involve stopping an actual or imminent threat to the nation.” That’s especially notable given that Obama stated clearly today that no such immediate threat exists.