Why weren’t liberals crying about it then?

While Democrats continue to condemn President Trump for not requesting congressional approval before killing Iran’s Qassem Soleimani, Republican Sen. Rand Paul reminded Americans of how Obama launched countless military strikes without congressional approval either.

According to the Washington Examiner, “Well, you know this is not a new trend,” Paul told NBC’s Meet the Press on Sunday, “President Obama did hundreds and hundreds of targeted killings without asking for permission. So I think presidents of both parties have been trying to usurp the authority.”

You can watch a clip of Paul’s comments here.