This Week in War Powers News – January 17, 2020

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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 unauthorizedREAD 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.
 


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