Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Dragging Congress Back to Iraq

Reportedly Obama will ask Congress for a new AUMF in Iraq to fight ISIL,ISIS, IS, Daesh.
"I call on this Congress to show the world that we are united in this mission by passing a resolution to authorize the use of force against ISIL," Obama said, referring to the Islamic State group.
An area of compromise, according to AP reporter Julie Pace.  Sounds more like a naked attempt to drag the GOP Congress back into Iraq and get them on the hook should the degrading and destroying not be complete before 2016.   They signed onto the old one (where did it go) but that war was 'ended' responsibly, perhaps one of the greatest accomplishments of the Obama administration.  Yeah, so that's a lot of hangout for the Dems if things don't go well over the next 18 months.

Anyway, we'll see if the previews match the puff and pageantry.

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