FACT CHECK: Senate did favor Libya no-fly zone

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    FACT CHECK: Senate did favor Libya no-fly zone


    Apr 1, 5:13 PM (ET)

    By DONNA CASSATA



    WASHINGTON (AP) - Some lawmakers are grousing loudly that President Barack Obama sent the nation's military to Libya without Congress' blessing. They're ignoring a key fact: The Senate a month ago voted to support imposing a no-fly zone to protect civilians from attacks by Col. Moammar Gadhafi's forces.

    With no objections, the Senate on March 1 backed a resolution strongly condemning "the gross and systematic violations of human rights in Libya" and urging the U.N. Security Council to take action, "including the possible imposition of a no-fly zone over Libyan territory."

    There was no recorded vote. It was simply approved by unanimous consent.

    My Way News - FACT CHECK: Senate did favor Libya no-fly zone

    by unanamous consent?


    LMAO just LMAO.

    But the Dems did it first! Waah!
     
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    Sure they did.

    What discussion proceeds action, doesn't count, until counted.

    From your link:

     
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    The Senate is not Congress, it is not even half of Congress. Just because they give voice support to a vote in the UN does not mean that the president can violate the law in the US.
     
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    The United States Congress is the bicameral legislature of the federal government of the United States, consisting of the Senate and the House of Representatives. The Congress meets in the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C.

    United States Congress - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
     
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    And a member of the Senate is not the Senate.
     
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    I believe he was referring to the fact that there are only 100 Senators and well over 400 Congressmen in the house.

    Anyone, and I do mean anyone, who believes that all 100 Senators were briefed in Secret and signed off on this. Is a complete and total fucking idiot. This is the Dem Party laying down cover for Obama.
     
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    yup, talk as we see and have seen is cheap, the house and senate pass bills, take votes all the time, sense of the senate etc. that jazz has zero bearing unless they put it to vote for implementation and even then their 'partners' down the hall can always blow it up as can the exec. .
     
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    Neocons are just pathetic....their leadership gets NAILED in an act of hypocrisy, and rather than just deal with it, you get some insanity that the GOP in the Senate are irrelevent.

    Sad...but when you realize these neocon numbskulls vote, it gets scary! Like I said earlier this year, you get what you paid for teabaggers/neocons/birthers/oathers.
     
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    Ummm...... yeah it is. :eek:
     
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    i heard the new lunatic olberman guy say it last night, i looked it up this morning, it's true, the senate is part of congress.
     

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