Democrats blast Trump for not seeking congressional approval for Syria strikes

Democrats blast Trump for not seeking congressional approval for Syria strikes

Democrats blast Trump for not seeking congressional approval for Syria strikes

As questions swirled this week around how Trump would respond to the attack, so did continued uncertainty about updates to Congress' Authorizations for Use of Military Force.

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He's given roughly $222,000 since the 2016 election to 78 Democrats running for Congress, according to federal election data from 2017 and a preview of Klarman's first-quarter donations provided to the Globe by a person familiar with his giving.

'This latest chemical weapons attack against the Syrian people was a brutally inhumane war crime that demands a strong, smart and calculated response. "Today it's Syria, but what's going to stop him from bombing Iran or North Korea next?" However, she said Trump must present a more comprehensive strategy on Syria to Congress and seek lawmakers' approval.

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Meanwhile, Balochistan Home Minister Mir Sarfaraz Bugti condemned the attack and expressed sorrow over the loss of lives. At the hospital, people screamed and cried as the two bodies were brought in on a stretcher covered with white sheets.

"What changed? Zero", Swalwell tweeted. The Pentagon said the targets of the strikes included a Syrian research and development center in greater Damascus, a storage facility and a chemical weapons bunker west of Homs. "This is the result of a failure to have a strategy and engage Middle East countries to solve this problem".

The president announced in an address to the nation from the White House that USA airstrikes, in tandem with the United Kingdom and France, were underway in Syria, in response to an alleged chemical attack near Damascus last weekend. "Tragically, Donald Trump has displayed few of the character traits required in a U.S. president, and no aptitude for or interest in developing them", Klarman said.

On Friday night, the United States joined Britain and France in striking three targets as revenge against President Assad's chemical attack on the rebel enclave of Douma on April 7, with bombers and fast jets firing more than 100 missiles.

Key Republicans on Capitol Hill said Friday night that they supported Trump's decision.

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All lawyers are deflated and concerned!' On Sunday, Mr Trump's lawyers asked a judge to let him preview the files. I have never known attorney-client privilege so high profile.

He then added in a further tweet on Saturday: 'Of course citizen Trump said President Obama couldn't strike Syria without congressional approval-but now President Trump doesn't think he needs Congress.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said he supports "both the action and the objective".

Pennsylvania Senator Bob Casey tweeted: 'While Bashar al-Assad must be held accountable for his unlawful use of chemical weapons against civilians, the strikes that are being carried out are being done without an authorization from Congress, which is unacceptable'. John McCain, R-Ariz., chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee.

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Pennsylvania residents who want to vote in next month's primary have until 11:59 Monday, April 16th to register. Anyone not registered by the May 8th deadline will not be able to vote in the referendum.

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