Trump launches a "unconstitutional" risk to Syria? U.S. disagreement

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Trump launches a "unconstitutional" risk to Syria? U.S. disagreement

People's Daily News At 9 o'clock on the evening of the 13th, US time, US President Trump announced that it would carry out a precise strike on Syria’s chemical and military locations, and Britain and France participated in this military operation. Regarding the decision of the Trump administration, there are still reservations in the United States Congress. Republican Congressman Thomas Messi stated that the failure to obtain the congressional approval is an "unconstitutional" approach. U.S. President Trump announced on the evening of 13th that the United States has united Britain and France in imposing precision attacks on Syrian military facilities as a response to the “chemical weapons attack” that took place in the Syrian East Guta region. McCain, chairman of the US Senate Armed Services Committee, praised Trump for taking action in his statement, but said that Trump should formulate a “comprehensive strategy” in Syria and the Middle East. He believes that Trump needs to formulate The goal is not only for the "Islamic State," but also for the ongoing conflict in Syria and the influence of Russia and Iran in the region. Schumer issued a statement saying that "precise, limited" strikes are appropriate actions, but he warned the U.S. government must be careful to avoid involvement in a larger war in Syria. He also stated that before the Trump administration proposes and implements a strategy, it has the obligation to negotiate with the National Assembly. On April 14, local time, the Syrian capital was hit by a joint military attack by the United States, Britain, and France. Damascus’s night sky was “red” by gunfire. Since Trump had not consulted the U.S. Congress before he announced the strike, both parties in the Congress have expressed criticism. Democratic Senator Kane called his actions "reckless" and "illegal." In the Republican Party to which Trump belongs, Rep. Thomas Messi called it "unconstitutional." Legal experts also hold different views on this issue. In April 2017, when Trump launched a military strike against Syria, similar disputes also occurred. U.S. Secretary of Defense Mattis stated that Trump has practiced his inherent powers as president based on the provisions of Article 2 of the U.S. Constitution. CNN quoted Professor Steve Vladeck, a professor of national security law, as saying that this argument is “slightly reluctant” in view of the constitutional text, historical practice, and contemporary understanding. In fact, the U.S. constitution divides the power to launch wars between the parliament and the president. However, when the use of military power requires the approval of Congress and when it is not needed, it leaves unsolved problems. Original title: Did Trump launch a "unconstitutional" risk to Syria? U.S. disagreement