Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Quote(s) du jour

“I think you’ll also understand the position of the administration, for that matter any administration, Republican or Democrat, on the importance of maintaining the executive prerogative to conclude agreements that advance our national security interests and do not require formal congressional approval,”
-Deputy Secretary of State Tony Blinken, on potential nuclear treaty with Iran


"[The President] shall have Power, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Senate, to make Treaties, provided two thirds of the Senators present concur..."
-U.S. Constitution, Article II, Section 2, clause 2

Editor's note: Winken and Nod were unavailable for comment.

H/T Jim Geraghty

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