Your grasp on recent history is a little shaky. GW sought and received congressional approval for the invasion of Iraq and even got the support of many (but not the majority) of Democrats.
It wasn't even a close vote. In case you want to look it up it was SJ Res. 45 and HJ Res 114, voted on in 2002.
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