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Andy Craig for Congress: Constitutional War Powers Act would make starting unauthorized wars a federal felony

From Andy Craig, Libertarian candidate for U.S. House (WI-4, Milwaukee):

In 1973, over the veto of Richard Nixon, Congress passed the War Powers Resolution into law. After the unauthorized war in Korea, and the fight over ending the war in Vietnam, Congress sought to re-assert its constitutional power to declare war.

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