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Does President Bush need Congress to approve an invasion of Iran?


Can President Bush use American military troop to invade Iran without Congressional approval?

Congress declares war, but the President is in control of the miltary. Nothings to stop him from attacking Iran just like Iraq. The only thing Congress can do is shut off the funding to the military, which would be political suicide or try and impeach him.

Legally the President of the United States may not declare war without the approval of the congress however, he may get the authority to deploy the armed forces abroad for up to 60 days? To justify his decision to go to war, the President will usually invoke one or more of the following doctrines: (1) The Commander in Chief Clause of the Constitution: (2) The “Sole Organ” authority of the President as affirmed by the Supreme Court in United States v. Curtiss-Wright Export Corporation : (3) The “Executive Power” vested in the President of the United States: (4) The President’s Oath of Office to solemnly swear that he will faithfully execute the Office of President of the United States (the take care clause): (5) The right of self defense under customary international law and Article 51 of the United Nations Charter: (6) A threat to the national security interest of the United States: (7) Protecting American citizens at home or abroad: (8) Fulfilling the treaty obligations of the United States.

Yes, he does need Congress to approve an invasion of Iran. According to the Constitution, only Congress has the power to declare war and raise and support the armed forces (Article I, Section 8).

Where does it say Bush is going to invade Iraq? The media, liberals, or others may think it, but the the government has never said it was.

Why should he invade Iran,he hasn’t finished the job in Iraq and Afgahnistan yet.

I do not think we will invade Iran but just bomb the snot out of them with nukes.

If he invades iran its ww3 mark my words.

Its like a volcano it can erupt at any moment.

no he can not that is the way we went to Iraq the case was made and Congress granted him war power

No, Bush can pretty much &quot:dictate&quot: how to use the US military at his will.

no, he can just order the troops in, and apologize later about the faulty intelligence.

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