Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Biden, NH, '07: President has no authority to unilaterally attack Iran

Speaking at a campaign stump in New Hampshire, in November of 2007, then-Senator Joe Biden stated that he would move to impeach President Bush if he ordered military strikes on Iran without congressional authorization:

Related: Joe Biden speaking to his aides shortly after the 9/11 attacks: "Seems to me this would be a good time to send, no strings attached, a check for $200 million to Iran."

Iranian parliament Speaker Ali Larijani, in October of 2008: "We are leaning more in favor of Barack Obama because he is more flexible and rational."

And, from the Boston Globe - February, 2005:

"Some believe that nuclear weapons have become an emotional necessity for Iranians.

"Senator Joseph Biden said that even if Iran was a full democracy like India, it would want nuclear capability, like India. What the world needed to address was Iran's emotional needs, he said, with a nonaggression pact."

Related Posts: Is Senator Biden Sympathetic Towards the Iranian Regime and it's Nuclear Ambitions?

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