From Politico:

In an open letter to lawmakers, the groups called the 1991 and 2002 authorizations “obsolete” and keeping them on the books “carries clear risks.” The four groups also called for a repeal of the broader 2001 AUMF that governs myriad worldwide military operations.

“Ultimately, to avoid further concession of its co-equal authority to the executive branch, Congress should repeal the 2001 AUMF and amend the War Powers Resolution,” they wrote. “However, repeal of the 1991 and 2002 AUMFs is a good start. Wars come to an end. So, too, can their legal authorizations.”

The letter was signed by Concerned Veterans for America, Defense Priorities, FreedomWorks and the R Street Institute.

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