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Trump"s Syria strikes might have been illegal — and it shows Congress has limited power to stop him from going to war

US Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Kallyst.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 16th, 2018

Democrats Slam Trump for Refusing to Consult Congress Before Syria Strikes

“Trump’s decision to launch airstrikes against Syria without Congress’s approval is illegal," tweeted Senator Tim Kaine......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 14th, 2018

Macro risks return: Oil markets uneasy, inflation outlook hazy

The decision by US President Donald Trump to launch air-strikes against Syria, while limited, caused prices to go up by 2%.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 15th, 2018

Why Paul Ryan can"t (legally) stop a Trump trade war

The Constitution says Congress has the power to impose tariffs on imports. But in reality, the power rests with the presidency thanks to a series of laws passed over the last century......»»

Category: marketsSource: cnnMar 6th, 2018

Flynn’s Plea Agreement Shows Mueller’s Investigation Is Illegal

Flynn’s Plea Agreement Shows Mueller’s Investigation Is Illegal Sack Robert Mueller, his blatant abuses of power must end. General Flynn, and other Trump officials  were being spied on by Barack Obama The Mueller investigation.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsDec 2nd, 2017

Most U.S. Voters Approve of Trump"s Syria Strikes but Also Say They Won"t Work, Poll Reveals

Only 23 percent of those surveyed opposed the missile strikes......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 18th, 2018

Mattis reportedly wanted Congress" support before striking Syria — but Trump had other plans

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Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 18th, 2018

The Problems in Syria are America’s Fault

The Problems in Syria are America’s Fault Obama started the Syrian crisis funding terrorists but unfortunately Trump has not made things any better. Russia called the strikes that the US, the UK, and Fr.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsApr 17th, 2018

U.S. Ally Iraq Joins Russia and Iran, Says Trump"s Syria Strikes May Help ISIS

Iraq was one of the few Middle Eastern countries to condemn the U.S. attack on Syria, which Baghdad saw as an ally against ISIS......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 16th, 2018

"World War 3" Google Searches Spike After Trump Launches Syria Missile Strike

The U.S., U.K. and France joined strikes on Syria to punish the Assad regime for using chemical weapons......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 16th, 2018

Europe Markets: European stocks inch lower as Syria conflict stays on traders’ radars

European stocks edge lower Monday, as traders weigh the limited strikes on the Syrian regime over the weekend. Shares in Whitbread surge, but drops for Software AG and Polymetal help put the brakes on the Stoxx Europe 600......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 16th, 2018

Asian shares up, oil down as Syria fallout seen limited

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Share markets started firmer in Asia on Monday amid relief U.S.-led strikes on Syria looked like being a one-off event that avoided a direct confrontation with Russia, weighing on oil prices and safe-haven Treasuries......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 15th, 2018

Trump Bowed to Pentagon Restraint on Syria Strikes

President Donald Trump deferred to his Pentagon chief’s caution and tempered his preference for a more robust attack on Syria over allegations it used deadly gas on civilians, the first hints at the direction of his revamped national-security team......»»

Category: topSource: wsjApr 15th, 2018

"Mission Accomplished!": People are roasting Trump for using an infamous Bush-era phrase after the Syria strikes

Chris Kleponis - Pool/Getty Images President Donald Trump i.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 14th, 2018

US, France, UK retaliate after Syria chemical attack, launch strikes

While the Pentagon said the strikes wouldn't continue beyond Friday night, Trump warned that they could be repeated if Assad persisted with chemical attacks.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 14th, 2018

Allies United on Syria Despite Tensions

The Trump administration’s close coordination with France and the U.K. to plan the strikes on the Syrian regime underscores an alignment between the U.S. and its European allies despite deep divisions over other issues......»»

Category: europeSource: wsjApr 14th, 2018

Trump tweets "mission accomplished" after US-led airstrikes on Syria

Senator Marco Rubio applauded the strikes for preventing Syria's Assad regime from using chemical weapons.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 14th, 2018

Laura Ingraham, Alex Jones and Other Right-Wing Media Allies Turn on Trump Over Syria Strikes

Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones broke down into tears as he railed against the airstrikes......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 14th, 2018

Trump Vs. Obama: How the Presidents Responded to Syria Chemical Weapons Attack

Unlike Trump, Obama initially turned to Congress to decide on whether to attack Syria......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 14th, 2018

"Mission Accomplished": Echoing Bush, Trump Declares Victory Following Syria Missile Strikes

Critics pointed to Trump's use of a phrase employed by George W. Bush before Iraq descended into chaos......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 14th, 2018

Deep State Led to Attack on Syria

Shortly after Trump announced strikes against Syria on Friday evening, the White House “assessed with confidence” that Damascus was behind the alleged gas attack in Douma – citing social media .....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsApr 14th, 2018