Meijer, Colleagues Introduce Bill to Repeal Outdated AUMFs
The bill has support from a number of outside groups, including Concerned Veterans for America, the R Street Institute, VoteVets, Foreign Policy for America, and the Project for Government Oversight.
“The Constitution divides war powers between Congress and the President. But these congressional authorizations for the president to use military force are outdated, and their lingering stay on the books allows for future abuse. With this introduced legislation, it’s promising to see a renewed, bipartisan effort for Congress to reassert its vital constitutional role,” said Anthony Marcum, Resident Fellow, R Street Institute.