Justice Department asks to toss congressmen’s lawsuit over Libya


Justice Department asks to toss congressmen’s lawsuit over Libya

The Justice Department is asking a federal judge to throw out a lawsuit ten members of Congress filed in June demanding that U.S. military support for the NATO operation in Libya be shut down because President Barack Obama’s orders violate the Constitution and the War Powers Resolution.


“Plaintiffs are fully able, in their legislative capacities, to seek their desired goal. A decade of binding precedent, however, squarely forecloses their standing to seek this goal through the judicial system when their legislative efforts have failed in Congress,” said the brief


So Congress, how does it feel to not have “standing” in the courts?

Read the rest at the above link.




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