Schiff: ‘Strong Moral Case to Make’ for What Trump Did But It Shouldn’t Have Been Done Without Congress

‘I think the use of military force always has to be the last response, not the first’

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SCHIFF: “Well, it does sound like it’s what I heard. I was suggesting that frankly, before the strike, not after it. Nonetheless, I think there is a strong moral case to make for what the president did. Stronger now, in fact, than when President Obama faced the same situation. Because, when President Obama did, and I think the use of military force always has to be the last response, not the first, he was presented with a diplomatic alternative that the Russians put on the table. And I think you exhaust all those alternatives. That didn’t work. The Russians didn’t enforce it. Assad violated the agreement. That makes the moral justification the answer to that Syrian father’s question, how can the world allow this to go on? That much stronger today than in 2013. I don’t think it should have been done without congressional approval. I don’t think owe what should have put troops back in Iraq without congressional approval. I don’t think this president should have —“

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