McCain: ‘Harder’ For Obama To Intervene In Syria If Congress Says No

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September 2, 2013 11:28 a.m.

“I think it would be much harder for him to go ahead with any military operation if Congress has already rejected it,” he said in a televised press conference immediately after meeting with the President. “He had ample precedent in previous presidents, Republican and Democrat, acting without the a approval of Congress.”

“I think that he found that with the British going the way they did, obviously without United Nations approval, as long as the Russians and Chinese are there, that perhaps that a resolution of Congress would give him some more sustainability.”

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