Mitt Romney: ‘I Don’t Need Approval Or Special Authorization For Military Force’


In an interview with Bob Schieffer on Face the Nation Mitt Romney declares that he would do exactly what Barack Obama has done and use military force, not in defense of our nation, but in a preemptive strike against Iran without Congressional approval.

He says,

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I can assure you if I’m president, the Iranians will have no question but that I will be willing to take military action if necessary to prevent them from becoming a nuclear threat to the world. I don’t believe at this stage, therefore, if I’m president that we need to have a war powers approval or special authorization for military force. The president has that capacity now. I understand that some in the Senate for instance have written letters to the president indicating you should know that a containment strategy is unacceptable. We cannot survive a course of action which would include a nuclear Iran we must be willing to take any and all actions.

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All those actions must be on the table.

Maybe Mitt Romney should read the Constitution a bit more clearly next time before he answers a question with his ignorance.

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