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In discussing the possibility of military action in Syria, Pompeo said that multiple administrations have determined that the president has authority to act without seeking congressional approval such as in Kosovo, but said that the U.S. ... Bernie Sanders, I-Vt.; Ron Wyden, D-Ore.; and Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii.
In Algeria, the government has declared three days of national mourning, after a military passenger jet crashed outside the capital Algiers on Wednesday, killing 257 people on board. It was Algeria's worst-ever air disaster and the deadliest plane crash since 2014, when Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot ...

With US President Donald Trump weighing “all options on the table” in response to the deadly chemical-weapons attack that he blames on the Syrian government forces, top Democratic leaders have questioned his legal authority to order a military attack on Syria. Sen. Bernie Sanders asserted that ...
Who calls U.S. military “into the actual Service of the United States”? Per Article I, Section 8, Congress — and only Congress — can declare war. This resolution is not an attempt by senators to be commanders in chief. Rather, it simply reinforces that the Constitution delegates the power to declare war to ...
Sanders's comments came as Trump weighs a potential military response to a suspected chemical weapons attack on the Damascus suburb of Douma over the weekend that left dozens of people dead. The U.S. has blamed that chemical strike on the government of Syrian President Bashar Assad. Trump ...
President Donald Trump's announcement yesterday that the government will deploy the military to the US-Mexico border is a threat to the safety of undocumented ... As Bernie Sanders said in January 2018, “If the president wants to work with us to make sure we have strong border security, let's do that.”.

Secretary Clinton will be a better general election candidate and president because of the principled, passionate campaign run by Bernie Sanders,” he told the El Paso Times. “I am deeply grateful that he made campaign finance, military intervention and growing income inequality central to the Democratic ...
Former Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee Chairman Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., similarly said the Senate “should not approve any nominee for secretary who supports the privatization of the VA,” a charge which he has also leveled at Trump. The current top Democrat on the committee, Montana Sen. Jon Tester ...
Bernie Sanders, I-Vermont, says that he thinks it's too early to tell what President Trump's pick to take over leadership at the embattled Department of ... The department's understanding of service-related health problems, its groundbreaking research and its special ability to work with military veterans cannot ...
Modeled after the Predator drone program that was the go-to-resource during President Obama's War on Terror, the FMCSA has been collaborating on a project initially created by Senator Bernie Sanders (D-VT) to accelerate his War on Trucks. As stated during the election, Sanders intended to build out a ...
As Saudi Arabia's military intervention in Yemen enters its fourth year, U.S. lawmakers from both parties are running out of patience with a campaign that ... Still, 44 senators voted for the resolution, sponsored by Bernie Sanders, an independent from Vermont; Chris Murphy, a Democrat from Connecticut; ...
As Saudi Arabia's military intervention in Yemen enters its fourth year, U.S. lawmakers from both parties are running out of patience with a campaign that ... Still, 44 senators voted for the resolution, sponsored by Bernie Sanders , an independent from Vermont; Chris Murphy , a Democrat from Connecticut; ...
The U.S. Senate is set to vote Tuesday on a resolution directing the U.S. military to stop cooperating with Saudi-led air raids in Yemen, a move the Trump administration fiercely opposes. The vote comes the same day U.S. President Donald Trump is Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. Supporters ...
The Senate is gearing up for a vote next week on whether or not to end U.S. military involvement in Yemen. Coming out of a closed-door briefing early Wednesday evening, Sen. Bernie Sanders Bernard (Bernie) SandersAnti-abortion Dem wins primary fight Lipinski holds slim lead in tough Illinois primary ...
The House voted 366 to 30 for a resolution that declared US military involvement to be unauthorized. It is therefore illegal under US law. On February 28, Democratic Senators Bernie Sanders and Chris Murphy and Republican Senator Mike Lee introduced a bill to put an end to this illegal war. Under the ...
Curtis Scaparrotti, who serves as both the head of U.S. European Command and Supreme Allied Commander Europe for the NATO Western military ... The U.S. and Russia blame one another for the Cold War-like arms buildup and a group of four U.S. senators, including Bernie Sanders, reached out to the ...
Bernie Sanders Talks Unity & Divide In Trump's America & The Sensationalism Of Stormy Daniels In SXSW Talk ... buy guns without background checks; banning strawman purchases where criminals can get guns; and making provisions banning the sale and distribution for assault and military weapons.

Sen. Bernie Sanders wants to know why so much of taxpayer money goes to the CEOs of defense companies. The CEOs of the top five defense contractors in the U.S. earned a combined total of $96 million in compensation last year. Lockheed Martin takes the lion's share of DoD funds with nearly 90 ...
Senator Chris Murphy has teamed up with an unlikely pair of colleagues seeking to end U.S. military involvement in Yemen. Murphy, Vermont Independent Bernie Sanders, and Utah Republican Mike Lee introduced a resolution this week calling on the Pentagon to remove U.S. forces from hostilities ...
CHARLESTON, W.Va.—After pushing 90 for the better part of an hour to get here to the gold-domed Capitol from his home in rugged, woebegone Logan County, the former Army paratrooper and current state senator with 36 tattoos, bulging muscles and a dry-razored buzz cut jumped out of his red Jeep ...
... somehow received almost a million votes even though he was serving a ten-year jail sentence for sedition for urging people to resist the military draft of ... Some political observers invoked the ghost of Debs during Bernie Sanders's surprising presidential run in 2016—a campaign that helped change ...
Ojeda is different still, with aggressively and blunt rhetoric reminiscent of Donald Trump, and politics that run the gamut but skew towards the Bernie Sanders wing of the party. On abortion, Ojeda said “I hate the idea of telling a woman what to do with her body,” and expresses support for Roe v Wade and ...
The Vermont senator reiterates his call for an assault weapons ban while defending his record on other gun control issues. By Alexander C. Kaufman. 5.5k. 54. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) has once again called for a ban on the sale of assault weapons in the wake of the Parkland, Florida, school shooting ...
the last event of this type took place after the end of the Gulf War in 1991. At that time, a $12 million dollar victory parade took place. This time, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis avoided the word “parade” when reporters asked about it, but did cite Trump's “tremendous affection and respect for the military.
Bernie Sanders, Mike Lee, and Chris Murphy had their Yemen resolution killed. The US will therefore continue to help commit war crimes in Yemen. ... The Saudi military has conducted more than 145,000 missions in Yemen over the past three years. A Saudi general told the Wall Street Journal that about ...
Bernie Sanders, seen here at Capitol Hill on Feb. ... Bernie Sanders has kept himself in the national spotlight from his perch in the U.S. Senate. ... those so-called "Dreamers" is the main reason he opposed the recent bipartisan deal to fund the government, along with the increase in military spending.
Bernie Sanders, Mike Lee and Chris Murphy are cosponsoring a resolution that would remove U.S. armed forces from activities such as targeting ... Even accepting the constitutionality of the WPR, a president might argue that the level of military commitment in Yemen (in which the United States plays an ...


 

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