Authorization for Use of Military Force

Defense Secretary James Mattis and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on the authorization for… read more

Authorization for Use of Military Force Defense Secretary James Mattis and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on the authorization for use of military force (AUMF). They told the committee that a new war authorization was “not legally required” to carry out military operations against ISIS, al-Qaeda and the Taliban. In addition, Secretary Mattis and Tillerson said if Congress did pursue new authorization, then, the existing law should not be repealed until a new one if fully in place. In addition, they said a new AUMF must not have time restrictions or be geographically constrained. close

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Program ID:
436111-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
SD-419, Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 30, 2017 | 4:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Nov 04, 2017 | 12:32pm EDT | C-SPAN 1

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  • Oct 30, 2017 | 4:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 30, 2017 | 10:08pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 31, 2017 | 3:54am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 31, 2017 | 8:22am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 01, 2017 | 1:37am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 01, 2017 | 2:38am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 04, 2017 | 11:31am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 04, 2017 | 12:32pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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