Senate Armed Services Committee members Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., left, and Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, talk on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 11, 2017, during the committee's confirmation hearing for Navy Secretary nominee Richard Spencer. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
War Powers

The Senate’s New War Powers Bill Actually Expands Perpetual War

The proposed AUMF effectively cements Congress as the war clerk for the Executive Branch, representing a complete abdication of responsibility over matters of war.