Asked if Congress could stop him from surging 21,500 troops into Iraq, Bush brushed aside Congress as irrelevant

Mr. Bush: Meet Walter Jones
LewRockwell.Com
by Pat Buchanan

01/16/07

Bush’s contempt for Congress is manifest and, frankly, justified. Asked if Congress could stop him from surging 21,500 troops into Iraq, Bush on ‘60 Minutes’ brushed aside Congress as irrelevant. ‘I fully understand (the Congress) could try to stop me from doing it. But I’ve made my decision. And we’re going forward.’ Asked if he had sole authority ‘to put the troops in there no matter what the Congress wants to do,’ Bush replied, ‘In this situation I do, yeah.’ Is Congress then impotent, if it does not want war on Iran? Enter Rep. Walter Jones, Republican of North Carolina. The day after Bush’s threat to Iran, Jones introduced a Joint Resolution, ‘Concerning the Use of Military Force by the United States Against Iran.’ Under HJR 14, ‘Absent a national emergency created by attack by Iran, or a demonstrably imminent attack by Iran, upon the United States, its territories, possessions or its armed forces, the president shall consult with Congress, and receive specific authorization pursuant to law from Congress, prior to initiating any use of force on Iran’...

//www.lewrockwell.com/buchanan/buchanan50.html


Informant: Thomas L. Knapp



//freepage.twoday.net/search?q=troop+surge
//freepage.twoday.net/search?q=Pat+Buchanan
//freepage.twoday.net/search?q=com/buchanan

World-News

Independent Media Source

User Status

Du bist nicht angemeldet.

Suche

 

Aktuelle Beiträge

Jacob Chansley, Man Known...
https://truthout.org/artic les/jacob-chansley-man-kno wn-as-qanon-shaman-sentenc ed-for-role-in-capitol-att ack/?eType=EmailBlastConte nt&eId=e287e156-fd8a-4fd3- 9374-71f1bc4fd9d1
rudkla - 18. Nov, 05:21
Steve Bannon and the...
https://www.commondreams.o rg/views/2021/11/17/steve- bannon-and-deadly-implicat ions-deconstructing-admini strative-state?utm_term=AO &utm_campaign=Daily%20News letter&utm_content=email&u tm_source=Daily%20Newslett er&utm_medium=Email
rudkla - 18. Nov, 05:19
As Damning New Memo Shakes...
https://truthout.org/artic les/merrick-garland-and-th e-january-6-house-committe e-are-suddenly-very-busy/? eType=EmailBlastContent&eI d=62bb44f7-621a-4a36-8654- a8647a25ac71
rudkla - 16. Nov, 05:06
Bannon Indicted for Contempt...
https://truthout.org/artic les/bannon-indicted-for-co ntempt-of-congress-for-ign oring-january-6-subpoena/? eType=EmailBlastContent&eI d=26cefe4c-9d72-48cb-a444- d16d8f5f866c
rudkla - 14. Nov, 05:40
Trump Said It Was "Common...
https://truthout.org/artic les/trump-said-it-was-comm on-sense-for-his-backers-t o-want-to-hang-pence-on-ja n-6/?eType=EmailBlastConte nt&eId=55037fef-a1cb-4865- 8d16-6369c08e257d
rudkla - 12. Nov, 22:06

Archiv

Januar 2007
Mo
Di
Mi
Do
Fr
Sa
So
 
 
 
 
 

Status

Online seit 6035 Tagen
Zuletzt aktualisiert: 18. Nov, 05:21

Credits


Afghanistan
Animal Protection - Tierschutz
AUFBRUCH für Bürgerrechte, Freiheit und Gesundheit
Big Brother - NWO
Brasilien-Brasil
Britain
Canada
Care2 Connect
Chemtrails
Civil Rights - Buergerrechte - Politik
Cuts in Social Welfare - Sozialabbau
Cybermobbing
Datenschutzerklärung
Death Penalty - Todesstrafe
Depleted Uranium Poisoning (D.U.)
Disclaimer - Haftungsausschluss
... weitere
Profil
Abmelden
Weblog abonnieren