Tuesday, January 30, 2007

Webb Watch: Dear Condi:

Senator Webb is definitely on the job. Unlike Senator "spec" (R-PA) who loves to talk loud and do nothing, Webb is dutifully checking off each box as he circles the wagons around this White House. Finally we have a Senator willing to do his congressional duty and protect our constitution from this rogue White House. Webb is also protecting us from our "alleged" leaders and "their decisions" that are 180 degrees in opposition to what "we the people want."

Finally a Senator who is doing something....I will bet anybody that this is just one step in Jim
Webb's plan to "do something" in this once notorious do nothing Congress that "spec" relished.

Here's the latest Webb Watch....Webb is making sure that Condi doesn't evade the important question. whiff whiff...do a smell a bill in the planning stages?

January 29, 2007

The Honorable Condoleezza Rice
Secretary of State
Department of State
2201 C Street, NW
Washington, DC 20520

Dear Secretary Rice:

During your appearance before a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on January 11, 2007, I asked you a question pertaining to the administration’s policy regarding possible military action against Iran. I asked, “Is it the position of this administration that it possesses the authority to take unilateral action against Iran, in the absence of a direct threat, without congressional approval?”

At that time you were loath to discuss questions of presidential authority, but you committed to provide a written answer. Since I have not yet received a reply, the purpose of this letter is to reiterate my interest in your response.

This is, basically, a “yes” or “no” question regarding an urgent matter affecting our nation’s foreign policy. Remarks made by members of this administration strongly suggest that the administration wrongly believes that the 2002 joint resolution authorizing use of force in Iraq can be applied in other instances, such as in the case of Iran. I, as well as the American people, would benefit by fully understanding the administration’s unequivocal response.

I would appreciate your expeditious reply and look forward to discussing this issue with you in the near future.

Sincerely,

James Webb
United States Senator

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3 comments:

Terry said...

"Unlike Senator "spec" (R-PA) who loves to talk loud and do nothing..."

Just want to emphasize this.

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