With Trump in charge of America’s nuclear arsenal – like a toddler playing with a loaded firearm – Congressional oversight is a necessity
After a week in which Donald Trump launched airstrikes on an empty airfield in Syria, dropped a massive bomb in Afghanistan, and is said to be planning a preemptive strike on North Korea, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi is saying enough is enough.
In a statement released Thursday, Pelosi said Congress must immediately be called back into session to receive briefings and debate Trump’s increasing use of force.
The full statement:
Every day, the President gives Congress reason to return and debate the use of force. The President’s escalation in Syria and his saber-rattling on North Korea demand serious and immediate Congressional scrutiny.
Speaker Ryan must call Congress back into session for classified briefings and debate. Congress must do its duty and honor our…
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