Executive Power

Kaine and Schiff Seek White House Legal Analysis on Syria Strikes

By Quinta Jurecic
Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 10:44 AM

Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA) and Representative Adam Schiff (D-CA) have sent a letter to President Trump requesting information on the administration's domestic legal justification for the recent airstrikes in Syria, "in particular an explanation of whether this action expands ... precedents for action under Article II." The letter is available here and below.