The fleebaggers, as we’re all aware, fled their state and abandoned their posts to avoid a vote on an issue they knew they were going to lose.
Dingy Harry was just presented with a difficult situation in the Senate.
By Robert Costa
NRO’s The Corner
… On Wednesday, Paul, with little notice, attached
an amendment to the small-business re-authorization bill. The
amendment, which chastises President Obama for his actions in Libya,
urges members to adopt the president’s own words as “the sense of the
To make his point, Paul quoted, in the legislative language, from
Obama’s 2007 remarks on the subject: “The President does not have power
under the Constitution to unilaterally authorize a military attack in a
situation that does not involve stopping an actual or imminent threat to
the nation.” According to Paul’s office, “the measure aims to put the
Senate on record affirming Congress as the body with constitutional
authority on matters of war.”
GOP sources tell National Review Online
that Paul’s proposal flummoxed Reid, who does not want his members to
have to weigh in on Obama’s dusty quote about congressional authority,
even if the vote is only to table the measure.
So rather than allow any vote whatsoever on a resolution which could prove highly embarrassing to the President and his party, Harry Reid adjourned the Senate until Monday.
Read the rest of the linked article to see Dick Turban (D-ILL) attempting to dance upon the head of a legal needle.
Hat Tip: Ace of Ace of Spades.