It was bad enough when previous presidents were in power. But after 9-11-2001, it has gotten worse. Congress passed the “Authorization to Use Military Force” (AUMF) and keeps supporting it. This is virtually a blank check for a president to make wars or do virtually anything anywhere if it is about “fighting terrorism.” Now Trump makes the AUMF’s implications even worse.
The problem is THOROUGHLY BI-PARTISAN.
Senators Corker and Kaine have introduced a bill that they say would tend to solve the problem. The article at the link below says their bill would NOT solve the problem. The article also debunks some myths about who the “terrorists” are.
We must force Congress to obey the Constitution and reclaim its power to decide when the U.S. goes to war.
Read the article at this link: