State Dept Official Tells FNC’s James Rosen, Obama Will Take Syria Action Even If Congress Says No

Weasel Zippers

I think this is just posturing, perhaps to reach Syria. But if it’s true, hello impeachment!

Via Gretawire:

A senior State Department official tells Fox News the president’s decision to take military action in Syria still stands, and will indeed be carried out, regardless of whether Congress votes next week to approve the use of such force.

The official said that every major player on the National Security Council – including the commander-in-chief – was in accord last night on the need for military action, and that the president’s decision to seek a congressional debate and vote was a surprise to most if not all of them. However, the aide insisted the request for Congress to vote did not supplant the president’s earlier decision to use force in Syria, only delayed its implementation.

“That’s going to happen, anyway,” the source told me, adding that that was why the president, in his rose Garden remarks, was careful to establish that he believes he has the authority to launch such strikes even without congressional authorization.

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One thought on “State Dept Official Tells FNC’s James Rosen, Obama Will Take Syria Action Even If Congress Says No

  1. Reblogged this on Brittius.com and commented:
    Impeachment will follow, or revolt in America will be risked.

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