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Syria Insta-Symposium: Did Obama Consult His Lawyers Before War Powers About-Face?

by Peter Spiro

by Peter Spiro Doesn’t sound like it, if you read between the lines of this AP account. Until Friday, everyone was assuming that congressional pre-clearance was not constitutionally required or otherwise warranted. Obama’s national security team was in agreement that while consulting with Congress was critical, there was no need for formal approval, officials said. […]

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