This Week in War Powers News – September 13, 2019

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

Top Story

Congressional deference to the executive branch on the issues of war and peace has reached the point where some scholars have argued that the Constitution is simply no longer functioning. Here’s an ingenious way to restore constitutional war authority.


2020 Candidates’ Take:
President’s Power

What do the 2020 candidates have to say about the President’s power to wage war without Congressional approval? The strongest critics of unilateral decisions to attack other countries include Tulsi Gabbard and Bernie Sanders, while Joe Biden thinks anything goes. Read more.


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