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“The rationale for vesting the power to launch war in Congress was simple. The Framers' views were dominated by their experience with the British King, who had unfettered power to start wars. Such powers the Framers were determined to deny the President,” - Joe Biden in a Senate speech delivered on July 30, 1998.

Now, the Obama-Biden administration is apparently refusing even to abide by the War Powers Act. It is asserting that the president has the right to wage war alone, with no Congressional vote, for as long as it likes.

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