Behind The Mic With Joe Mathieu: What If Congress Says No On Syria?

September 3, 2013 11:00 AM
Behind The Mic With Joe Mathieu: What If Congress Says No On Syria?
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" BOSTON (CBS) - You know the old saying, “it’s easier to ask forgiveness than it is to ask permission.” But permission is exactly what the president has asked for in the case of Syria and he’s betting on a yes.

The White House won’t even talk about the possibility of a no vote.

Let’s remember that President Obama did not have to go to Congress. As we’ve already discussed, the War Powers Resolution gives the Commander-in-Chief authority to deploy the military to defend the nation for as long as 60-days before consulting Congress.

And that would be plenty of time for the strike that has been proposed.

And now President Obama is getting push back from Capitol Hill "

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