(WND) -- House Republican Duncan Hunter of California says if President Obama orders a military strike on Syria without the approval of Congress, it would constitute an impeachable offense.
The suggestion makes Hunter the 14th member of Congress to raise the prospect of impeaching Obama, though some of those lawmakers have stopped short of calling for proceedings.
The others are Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla.; Rep. Kerry Bentivolio, R-Mich.; Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas; Rep. Blake Farenthold, R-Texas; Sen. James Inhofe, R-Okla.; Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah; Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C.; Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn.; Rep. Steve Stockman, R-Texas; Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas; Rep. Trey Radel, R-Fla.; Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa; and Rep. Ted Yoho, R-Fla.
“I think he’s breaking the law if he strikes without congressional approval,” Hunter told the Washington Times on Tuesday. “And if he proceeds without Congress providing that authority, it should be considered an impeachable offense.” Continue reading via WND...