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Sen. Reid: Bush Doesn't Have "Authority To Launch Military Action In Iran Without First Seeking Congressional Authorization"...

03/28/2008 02:44 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Democratic leaders in Congress lobbed a warning shot Friday at the White House not to launch an attack against Iran without first seeking approval from lawmakers.

"The president does not have the authority to launch military action in Iran without first seeking congressional authorization," Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., told the National Press Club.

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