Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.) on Tuesday said President Obama could be impeached if he goes ahead with a military strike on Syria if Congress doesn’t approve his war resolution.

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“I think he’s breaking the law if he strikes without congressional approval,” Hunter told The Washington Times. “And if he proceeds without Congress providing that authority, it should be considered an impeachable offense.”

Hunter visited the border between Syria and Jordan last week and said he’s leaning against military intervention. He served in the Marines in Iraq and Afghanistan and now has the rank of major in the Marine Reserves.

The three-term congressman also warned Tuesday that if Congress authorizes the Obama administration’s plan, the strike needs to go full throttle.

“We need to go all in, 100 percent, hell-bent on setting them back a decade when it comes to their weapons capability,” Hunter said. “There can be no half-measures.”

Sen. John McCainJohn Sidney McCainMcCain rips Trump for attacks on press NSA spying program overcomes key Senate hurdle Meghan McCain says her father regrets opposition to MLK Day MORE (R-Ariz.) made similar comments Tuesday on “The Today Show.”

“I'm already talking to a lot of my colleagues, but before I persuade them to support this, I have to be persuaded,” he said, adding “a weak response is almost as bad as nothing.”

McCain met with Sen. Lindsey GrahamLindsey Olin GrahamDHS chief takes heat over Trump furor Overnight Defense: GOP chair blames Dems for defense budget holdup | FDA, Pentagon to speed approval of battlefield drugs | Mattis calls North Korea situation 'sobering' Bipartisan group to introduce DACA bill in House MORE (R-S.C.) and President Obama in the Oval Office Monday. McCain said afterward that if Congress rejects the resolution, the consequences would be “catastrophic.”

As far as Hunter’s impeachment threat, Rep. Walter Jones (R-N.C.) issued a similar warning in June. He said Obama could be impeached if troops were sent into Syria and are killed.

The White House has repeatedly said there would be no boots on the ground. But, it has not made clear what it would do if it doesn’t have congressional support for a strike.

Former President Bill ClintonWilliam (Bill) Jefferson ClintonTrump’s first year in office was the year of the woman Can a president be impeached for non-criminal conduct? Dems search for winning playbook MORE was the last commander in chief to be impeached.