NPR's David Welna reports that senators are speaking up about a possible strike on Iraq, even though they voted last fall to give President Bush war powers. Some Republicans are justifying the White House's threat of military action against Iraq. Some Democrats now say they gave up too much discretion when they gave war powers to the president.
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