Why Congress Cannot Stop Trump Going to War against Iran

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Trump called off the June retaliatory air strikes against Iran at the last minute. Speaking to reporters about the incident, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said that the way to avoid Trump “bumbling” into an unintentional war with Iran was to let Congress “have a real say.” This got me thinking about Congress' own embattled role in taking the U.S to war. Does it matter that Congress is basically sidelined?
Original languageEnglish
JournalElsevier Weekblad
Publication statusPublished - 19 Jul 2019

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