29 Jun '17, 6pm

米議会で、2001年に大統領に付与した無制限の戦争権限を取り消す動きが浮上。

As the panel deliberated 2018 defense spending legislation on Thursday, members voted by voice to adopt an amendment to sunset the AUMF eight months after Congress passes the spending bill. The committee later voted to send the bill to the House floor. The language is not law, and it faces a number of political and procedural hurdles, but it was a rare move forward on the issue, as no member of Congress wants to own a war. Republicans have been reluctant to check the commander-in-chief's war-making ability; Democrats have been reluctant to expand it. The House Foreign Affairs Committee said the AUMF amendment "should have been ruled out of order" because the appropriations panel does not have jurisdiction. “House Rules state that ‘a provision changing existing law may not be reported in a general appropriation bill.’ The Foreign Affairs Committee has sole jurisdiction over...

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