Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Senator John McCain: Obama Should Have Acted Without Congressional Vote

Here's one time in recent years where I'm fully behind McCain ... or, well, I'm behind him on this idea of the president's disastrous deferral to the Congress. If you bluster about red lines and military consequences, you don't go hide behind the skirt of separation of power. Obama had all the authority to strike over the weekend, under the War Powers Act. These delays are making the United States look weak.

Here's a lengthy interview from today's CBS News This Morning:

And see Fox News, "McCain opposes Syria strike resolution." (Via Memeorandum.)