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Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) said Monday that it was “irresponsible and immoral” for Congress to recess instead of debating on war revisions.
After the U.S. began its bombing campaign in Syria, many, like Amash, wanted to vote again on an authorization. 191 more words
Lawmaker slams Obama, Biden, Kerry as ‘three senators… exercising terrible judgment’ on Islamic State
Secretary of State John Kerry testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, during a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on the US strategy to defeat the Islamic State group. 728 more words
The Authorization for Use of Military Force was signed in September 2001 as a response to the 9/11 attack. Unfortunately, the road to hell is paved with good intentions, and the AUMF has morphed into a no-holds-barred sanction for military action anytime, anywhere, any place. 1,774 more words