H. Con. Res. 107 2012-0307 Impeachment Of Obama

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                                                                         112TH CONGRESS
                                                                            2D SESSION
                                                                                                              H. CON. RES. 107
                                                                         Expressing the sense of Congress that the use of offensive military force
                                                                             by a President without prior and clear authorization of an Act of Con-
                                                                             gress constitutes an impeachable high crime and misdemeanor under
                                                                             article II, section 4 of the Constitution.




                                                                                       IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
                                                                                                               MARCH 7, 2012
                                                                          Mr. JONES         submitted the following concurrent resolution; which was referred
                                                                                                     to the Committee on the Judiciary




                                                                                 CONCURRENT RESOLUTION
                                                                         Expressing the sense of Congress that the use of offensive
                                                                            military force by a President without prior and clear
                                                                            authorization of an Act of Congress constitutes an im-
                                                                            peachable high crime and misdemeanor under article II,
                                                                            section 4 of the Constitution.

                                                                         Whereas the cornerstone of the Republic is honoring
                                                                            Congress’s exclusive power to declare war under article I,
                                                                            section 8, clause 11 of the Constitution: Now, therefore,
                                                                            be it
                                                                           1              Resolved by the House of Representatives (the Senate
                                                                           2 concurring), That it is the sense of Congress that, except
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                                                                           3 in response to an actual or imminent attack against the
                                                                           4 territory of the United States, the use of offensive military


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                                                                           1 force by a President without prior and clear authorization
                                                                           2 of an Act of Congress violates Congress’s exclusive power
                                                                           3 to declare war under article I, section 8, clause 11 of the
                                                                           4 Constitution and therefore constitutes an impeachable
                                                                           5 high crime and misdemeanor under article II, section 4
                                                                           6 of the Constitution.
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