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Thank You, Nancy Pelosi: Congress Finally Asserts Itself on Iran

Thank You, Nancy Pelosi: Congress Finally Asserts Itself on Iran

Nancy Pelosi tells Bush to cool his jets on Iran:

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday that President Bush lacks the authority to invade Iran without specific approval from Congress, a fresh challenge to the commander in chief on the eve of a symbolic vote critical of his troop buildup in Iraq.

At the same time, she said, “I do believe that Congress should assert itself, though, and make it very clear that there is no previous authority for the president, any president, to go into Iran.

The AP’s David Espo reports.

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