Tea Party lawmakers, such as Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), have claimed that President Obama would be violating the U.S. Constitution by ordering a limited U.S. military action against Syria without Congressional approval.
After Obama said he would seek a Congressional vote before taking action, the Tea Party went after him again.
According to The Washington Times, Sen. Paul stated on Sunday: “Obama made a grave mistake when he drew a red line. A president should be very careful about setting red lines he’s not going to keep.
“But then again, when you set a red line that was not a good idea to begin with and now you’re going to adhere to it or try to show your machismo, I think then you’re trying to save face and really adding bad policy to bad policy.”
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Bill Maher, the host of HBO’s “Real Time,” recently went on Twitter and Facebook to mock Tea Partiers who are still not happy with Obama, noted Mediaite.com.
Maher tweeted: “Kudos to Barry for restoring constitution re war powers. Tea People shld luv it but of course wont cuz President Blackenstein did it."