New AUMF Measure Advances Through Senate Committee

By Tony Bertuca / December 11, 2014 at 5:53 PM
A newly proposed measure for the authorization for the use of military force that has passed the Senate Foreign Relations Committee would prohibit large numbers of U.S. ground troops from entering combat in Iraq and Syria and limit authorization to three years. While some committee members noted during Thursday's hearing that it remains unclear or unlikely that the Congress will give the measure a full vote before the end of the lame-duck session this year, committee Chairman Robert Menendez (D-NJ),...

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