This Week in War Powers News – August 2, 2019

The content below comes from the newsletter This Week in War Powers News, provided by the Committee for Responsible Foreign Policy.

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Like President Obama before him, Trump has claimed he can wage war without Congress’ approval. Is that legally true?


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Tulsi Gabbard on the Iraq War: “We Were All Lied To.”

“This is the betrayal . . . betrayal to the American people,” she said. “To me, to my fellow service members, we were lied to, told [Saddam] Hussein had weapons of mass destruction and working with al-Qaida and posed a threat to the American people.” Read more.