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But Republican and Democratic leaders have been reluctant to take up the issue, wary of having to explain a vote granting the president war powers to constituents in a war-weary nation.
The questions about Trump's interpretation of his war powers range beyond conventional counterterrorism operations.
That’s when Foreign Relations committee members – including Flake – will question Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis at a hearing about war powers and congressional authorization to use military force.
In a letter last week to Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Attorney General Jeff Sessions, the ACLU said those war powers cannot be stretched to cover the current battle against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.
Like the other warring powers, Russia goes into the trenches.
Where is the constitutional conservative right demanding Congress reclaim its war powers?
The repeal measure was later stripped from the bill by House leadership, who said a spending bill wasn’t the proper way to debate war powers.
Such a delegation of war power may be attractive to Trump, whose lack of experience is balanced by the incredibly deep expertise of his national security adviser and secretary of defense.
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