Congress Is Poised To Take Back Some Of Its War Powers From The President
US Rep. Barbara Lee was among the few opponents of giving George W. Bush authority to invade Afghanistan and Iraq. Her resolution to repeal that legislation now has more than 130 cosponsors.
Was Trump’s Syria Strike Illegal? Explaining Presidential War Powers
The strike raises two sets of legal issues.
SOURCE: The Boston Globe
Trump doesn’t have authority to order strikes against Syria
by Andrew J. Bacevich
That authority rests with the Congress.
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