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Sen. Cruz: I Don’t Think Obama ‘Has the Authority’ to Order Syria Strike
Posted By kit On September 8, 2013 @ 5:06 pm In Featured Stories,Tile,U.S. News | Comments Disabled
ABC News 
September 8, 2013
Contradicting President Obama’s assertion, Republican Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas said this morning on “This Week” that the president does not have the authority to order a military strike on Syria without Congressional approval.
“I don’t think he has the authority,” Cruz told ABC’s George Stephanopoulos.
“It would be contrary to the Constitution,” he added later, when Stephanopoulos asked him if acting without Congressional approval would be an impeachable offense, as some Republicans have suggested.
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