URGENT: Congress about to surrender all ‘war powers’ to the President

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By DownsizeDC.org URGENT! Don’t let Mitch McConnell give Obama a blank-check for war. Retweet

Congress gave George W. Bush a blank check for war in 2001. That blank check was called the AUMF — Authorization for Military Force. It led directly to the debacle in Iraq and the cascade of events that created ISIS. The AUMF is one of the great dark spots in U.S. history, and its still on the books as an active law. Now, compounding the problem…

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) just introduced a new Authorization for the Use of Military Force. It would permit the President to make …read more

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