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Schumer, White House back repeal of Iraq War authorization

1 month ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - The White House and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer are endorsing efforts to terminate the 2002 authorization of military force against Iraq, a step that supporters say is necessary to constrain presidential war powers even though it is unlikely to affect U.S. military operations around the world.
Schumer announced Wednesday he intends to bring repeal legislation to the Senate floor this year.
“The Iraq War has been over for nearly a decade,” Schumer said. “The authorization passed in 2002 is no longer necessary in 2021.”
The White House said in a statement earlier this...
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Schumer ‘Strongly' Supports Repealing Iraq War Authorization, Vows Senate Vote

1 month ago   |   By Forbes

The bill is first set to be voted on in the House, and Republican Rep. Nancy Mace said she will vote for it.
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Schumer backs repeal of 2002 Iraq War authorization as House prepares vote

1 month ago   |   By CNBC

The House is voting to repeal the 2002 war authorization in Iraq, and Chuck Schumer made it clear the Senate will follow suit.
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Senate will vote to repeal Iraq war authorization, Schumer says

Senate will vote to repeal Iraq war authorization, Schumer says

1 month ago   |   By Politico

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer announced his support on Wednesday for repealing the 2002 war authorization for Iraq, vowing to hold a vote on scrapping the outdated measure later this year.
The announcement from Schumer comes as the House is expected to pass Rep. Barbara Lee's bill on Thursday that would repeal the 2002 law, which served as the legal basis for several military operations in Iraq.
“The Iraq War has been over for nearly a decade. The authorization passed in 2002 is no longer necessary in 2021,” Schumer said Wednesday on the Senate floor.
Earlier this week, President...
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