Rep. Hunter Talks Impeachment if Syria Strikes Are Carried Out Without Approval from Congress
Congressman Duncan Hunter represents Temecula and believes carrying out use of military force being proposed by President Obama in Syria without approval from Congress is illegal and an impeachable offense.
Military strikes in Syria without the approval of Congress could be
grounds for the impeachment of President Barack Obama, Rep. Duncan
Hunter (R-Alpine) told the Washington Times Tuesday.
he’s breaking the law if he strikes without congressional approval,”
Hunter said. “And if he proceeds without Congress providing that
authority, it should be considered an impeachable offense.”
Hunter said is leaning against granting the president permission to
exact military strikes in Syria in retaliation for the use of chemical
“Unless the president’s willing to go to war
with Syria and send my Marines back in to another country in the region,
you don’t just fire warning shots, and you don’t lob a few missiles and
say OK, wipe your hands, job well done, they’re deterred," he told the
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