"It is necessary, but in and of itself it is not enough. But it is necessary," said Rep. Mac Thornberry, a Texas Republican who helped lead the push for approval of the training authority.
House approves Obama plan to arm, train Syrian rebels to fight ISIS →
"It was a clear-cut decision not to follow the law," said Rep. Mac Thornberry, Texas Republican, who said the move "undercuts the trust" Congress has that the military and intelligence community will carry out the laws as they are written.
House rebukes Obama over Bergdahl-Taliban exchange →