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Sen. Paul Questions Secretary Kerry on Constitutional Authority to go to War with ISIS

December 9, 2014 in Politics & Elections

Sen. Rand Paul today attended the Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing to question Secretary of State John Kerry regarding the authorization for the use of military force (AUMF) against the Islamic State, known as ISIS. During the hearing, Sen. Paul highlighted the need for the Executive Branch to seek appropriate approval from the Legislative Branch to go to war, as is stated in the U.S. Constitution. A video of the exchange can be found below. Additionally, as a result of Sen. Paul’s actions in the Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing last week, the committee will be meeting on Thursday to markup additional amendments, including several from Sen. Paul. CLICK HERE TO WATCH SEN. PAUL QUESTION SEC. KERRY …read more


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