War Powers and Federal Spending

A Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs subcommittee held a hearing on war powers granted by the Constitution and whether a new… read more

A Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs subcommittee held a hearing on war powers granted by the Constitution and whether a new Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) is needed for current U.S. military engagements. Attorneys and legal experts from across the political spectrum testified about Article I, Section 8 of the Constitution, which grants Congress the power to declare war, and put forward several examples from history, including the 2001 AUMF in which Congress gradually forfeited its war powers to the executive branch. close

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  • Christopher Anders Senior Legislative Counsel American Civil Liberties Union->Washington Legislative Office
  • Mike Lee U.S. Senator (Class 3) [R] Utah
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War Powers and Federal Spending

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Program ID:
446614-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
SD-342, Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 06, 2018 | 2:30pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
Last Aired:
Jul 08, 2018 | 1:59am EDT | C-SPAN 1

Airing Details

  • Jun 06, 2018 | 2:30pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Jun 06, 2018 | 2:32pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 06, 2018 | 8:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 07, 2018 | 1:56am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 07, 2018 | 3:30am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Jul 03, 2018 | 7:24am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 08, 2018 | 1:59am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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