Senate panel oversteps power with move on Syrian policy
The Senate Foreign Relations Committee has injected itself into U.S. foreign policy making regarding Syria.
It’s not the first time lawmakers have moved to pressure a president to take a momentous step that could involve U.S. lives and treasure.
As someone who worked for the panel in the late 1960s when it was chaired by Sen. J.W. Fulbright, D-Ark., I participated in efforts to reshape Nixon administration policies related to the Vietnam War.
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