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The Boehner Ultimatum Makes No Legal Sense

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Today House Speaker John Boehner sent President Obama a letter charging that next Sunday, which will mark 90 days after the Libya intervention began, “the Administration will be in violation of the War Powers Resolution unless it asks for and receives authorization from Congress or withdraws all U.S. troops and resources from the mission.”  The letter also seeks clarification of the Administration’s legal position.

Continue reading Jack Goldsmith at Lawfare