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

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 Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) is needed for current U.S. military engagements. Attorneys and legal experts from across the political spectrum, including Fox News Channel analyst and former judge Andrew Napolitano, 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 2001's 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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Program ID:
446614-1
Category:
Senate Committee
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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:
Jun 07, 2018 | 3:30am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO

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  • 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
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