WASHINGTON: Lawmakers RIP into Trump for launching missile strike on #Syria without consulting Congress So can the president attack another country without Congress? – #AceNewsDesk reports – @AceNewsServices

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#AceNewsReport – Apr.07: The U.S. missile strikes Thursday on a Syrian air base were conducted without formal congressional approval as lawmakers attack Trump over decision – #AceNewsDesk reports

Lawmakers rip Trump for launching missile strike on Syria without consulting Congress – #thehill – https://t.co/hwcwNjYs3h
https://twitter.com/thehill/status/850356003287773184

Some questions and answers about how and why presidents can conduct military action without permission from the 535 representatives of the American people can the President attack another country without Congress?

SO DID CONGRESS KNOW?

Trump did let Congress know of his plans to launch 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles Thursday evening, targeting the air base from which Syrian President Bashar Assad launched a chemical weapons attack earlier this week against his own people, killing more than 80 men, women and children. A White House official said more than two dozen members of Congress, both Democrats and Republicans, were briefed Thursday by White House and Cabinet…

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