Moving beyond nonbinding resolutions expressing disapproval for the troop increase in Iraq, members of the Senate Judiciary Committee (all the Democrats, including Arlen Specter) are suggesting that Congress might actually have the authority to cut off funding for the surge. Since even Dick Cheney concedes that much, I'm not sure why the committee needed to solicit expert testimony on the issue. Still, it looks like a sign that members of Congress might be prepared to go out on a limb and enforce the will of the American people, which in this case would be a good thing.
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