From President Bush's interview last night on 60 Minutes:
Q: If you have the authority to put the troops in there no matter what the Congress wants to do.
BUSH: I think I’ve got, in this situation I do, yeah. I fully understand they could try to stop me from doing it. But I’ve made my decision. And we’re going forward.
Actually, Congress can do more than "try to stop" the Administration from escalating its disastrous Iraqi adventure. Later this week, it's expected the Senate majority (=us, the good guys) will try to pass a non-binding resolution expressing no-confidence in the troop
increase "surge" escalation.
Transcript: Bush Interview (CBS News)