Home Tags AUMF
27 Republicans just joined Democrats to block Trump from going to war with Iran without congressional approval
"This is the only way to stop Trump from starting another costly war. Constitutional rights aren't optional and endless war isn't inevitable."
"I made sure, [President Obama] turned to me and said 'Joe, get our combat troops out of Iraq,'" Biden said on Thursday.
Lawmakers are pushing back against the Trump administration's case for using the 2001 Authorization for Use of Military Force to attack Iran.
Trump will keep the US military in Syria without new congressional authorization — and it could set a dangerous precedent
"There appears to be a clear abdication of responsibility on behalf of Congress," according to one professor.
Democratic Congresswoman says Paul Ryan ‘stripped’ her amendment repealing military authorization to fight ISIS from House bill
California Rep. Barbara Lee said Ryan's actions were "underhanded and undemocratic."
California Rep. Barbara Lee introduced a bill to repeal the 2001 AUMF. She was the only member of Congress to vote against it in 2001.
The entire country would be better off if Republicans and Democrats on Capitol Hill actually followed the concepts codified in the Constitution.
The proposed bill would be the first military authorization since 2001.
"Involving ourselves in civil wars throughout the world is really not the job of America’s foreign policy," Paul said Saturday on CNN.