This new proposed bipartisan authorization seems more like a blank check for war.
Congress has completely abdicated its constitutional responsibility to authorize war.
He should stop gutting America's refugee program.
The unauthorized attack on Syria shows Congress won’t enforce limits on the president’s military powers.
From Syria to spending, the legislative branch has lost all interest in performing its basic constitutional functions.
Trump's Syria-related tweet once again betrays a terrifying lack of historical awareness.
The president's controversial, unconstitutional, dumb Syria strikes are insane—and just might mean we can start talking seriously about politics again.
Basically, it's just like every other military engagement since 9/11.
President announces retaliation for gas attacks, joined by France and U.K.
A small-scale strike might be constitutional even without congressional support. But it is also likely to be useless, much like last year's missile strike turned out to be. Large-scale military action of the sort that could make a real difference, requires advance congressional authorization.
Withdrawal and diplomacy is the most prudent path forward in Syria. Not military escalation.
The president just threatened a confrontation with a nuclear power. Via tweet.
Plus: Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg to testify before Congress, Backpage indictment unsealed, tensions rise after chemical attack in Syria.
How will Trump and new national security adviser John Bolton respond to a reported chemical attack in a war-ravaged country?
Escalating U.S. intervention in Syria comes with few benefits and lots of risks.
For now the U.S. stays stuck in Syria.
The war will continue until further notice.
The Supreme Court ruled in 2004 that Americans get due process when accused of terrorism, and yet...
Nevertheless, officials want to see the law expanded.
Including homeland security, domestic surveillance, TSA harassment, veterans benefits, and interest on associated federal debt: $61,000 per taxpayer