Because the resolution refers to the War Powers Act—which requires the president to get Congress’ approval for the use of military force—Kucinich can force a vote on it next week over Boehner’s objections. Boehner today said he thought the White House had "legally met their requirements" under the act, but added, "There are a lot of questions that remain out there, and frankly I think members on both sides of the aisle are looking for answers." Asked if President Obama had asked him to postpone the vote he replied, "That would require somebody picking up the phone."
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