This Week in War Powers News – January 17, 2020
The content below comes from the newsletter This Week in War Powers News, provided by the Committee for Responsible Foreign Policy.
Keeping America First in 2020: A Luncheon with Matt Gaetz
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Naples Sailing & Yacht Club
896 River Point Drive
Naples, FL 34102
Event Speaker: Ben Freeman, Director, Foreign Influence Transparency Initiative
NEW DATE: Wednesday, February 12, 2020
National Indian Gaming Association
224 Second Street, SE
Washington, DC 20003
National Review: Repeal the AUMF
Nancy Pelosi complains that the Trump administration’s decision to assassinate Iranian military leader Qasem Soleimani was “provocative and disproportionate” and that it “risks provoking further dangerous escalation of violence.” Senators Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders also have denounced the killing. Pelosi further charges that the operation was unauthorized. READ MORE.
WaPo: Different Politics, Same Stance on War
Reigniting a debate over who has the power to declare war, the Democratic-controlled House on Thursday approved a resolution asserting that President Donald Trump must seek approval from Congress before engaging in further military action against Iran. READ MORE.