JONES STATEMENT ON U.S. AIRSTRIKES IN SYRIA

Apr 7, 2017 Issues: Overseas Conflict

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Walter B. Jones (NC-3) released the following statement regarding the launch of U.S. airstrikes in Syria: 

“Regardless of the circumstances, no American president has the constitutional right to commit acts of war against a sovereign nation without approval from Congress,” said Congressman Jones.  “As clearly stated in the Constitution, Congress has the sole power to declare war.  This is a dangerous precedent for the president to set for the new administration.”

For additional information, please contact Allison Tucker in Congressman Walter Jones’ office at Allison.Tucker@mail.house.gov or (202) 225-3415.

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