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W.H.: ‘There’s No Debating’ 2001 AUMF Allows Us To Send Troops into Syria
The White House

Name: The White House


Kristen Welker

Name: Kristen Welker

Employment: NBC

Position: White House correspondent

, Josh Earnest

Name: Josh Earnest

Employment: White House

Position: Special assistant to the president and principal deputy press secretary

Event location
The White House, Washington, D.C.

Name: The White House, Washington, D.C.


Not online media
10/30/2015 01:30 pm
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WELKER I want to ░░░░░░░░ you one more question ░░░░░░░░ Does the president have ░░░░░░░░ moral authority to put ░░░░░░░░ S forces in Syria ░░░░░░░░ Angus King said earlier ░░░░░░░░ the war s not ░░░░░░░░ making the point that ░░░░░░░░ AUMF still has yet ░░░░░░░░ pass through Congress Do ░░░░░░░░ need to redouble your ░░░░░░░░ to try to get ░░░░░░░░ pass at Congress EARNEST ░░░░░░░░ that s a great ░░░░░░░░ Kristen and here s ░░░░░░░░ answer to it The ░░░░░░░░ simply is that Congress ░░░░░░░░ 2001 did give the ░░░░░░░░ branch authorization to take ░░░░░░░░ action and there s ░░░░░░░░ debating that What the ░░░░░░░░ has said he would ░░░░░░░░ is Congress passing an ░░░░░░░░ to use military force ░░░░░░░░ be more specific about ░░░░░░░░ exactly they are authorizing ░░░░░░░░ it s not just ░░░░░░░░ president would welcome Congress ░░░░░░░░ that step the administration ░░░░░░░░ wrote the bill for ░░░░░░░░ We wrote our own ░░░░░░░░ of legislation that congress ░░░░░░░░ pass that would give ░░░░░░░░ administration more specific authority ░░░░░░░░ carry out our counter ░░░░░░░░ campaign but we didn ░░░░░░░░ stop there The president ░░░░░░░░ the United States sent ░░░░░░░░ of his top foreign ░░░░░░░░ advisers national security advisers ░░░░░░░░ Congress To testify under ░░░░░░░░ in open hearings to ░░░░░░░░ to Congress what was ░░░░░░░░ in the legislation and ░░░░░░░░ they should pass it ░░░░░░░░ after all those efforts ░░░░░░░░ president saying he would ░░░░░░░░ Congress voice in this ░░░░░░░░ saying that the administration ░░░░░░░░ the administration actually write ░░░░░░░░ legislation to send it ░░░░░░░░ to congress so that ░░░░░░░░ could pass it sending ░░░░░░░░ secretary of state his ░░░░░░░░ of defense and chairman ░░░░░░░░ the joint chiefs of ░░░░░░░░ to testify before Congress ░░░░░░░░ why they should pass ░░░░░░░░ legislation And what s ░░░░░░░░ done Nothing So I ░░░░░░░░ t know when Congress ░░░░░░░░ going to meet again ░░░░░░░░ know they often take ░░░░░░░░ off and often take ░░░░░░░░ off So maybe on ░░░░░░░░ they can have a ░░░░░░░░ and a discussion about ░░░░░░░░ should be on their ░░░░░░░░ And I ve got ░░░░░░░░ ve got an idea ░░░░░░░░ what should be at ░░░░░░░░ top of it. Jim?”
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