Questions Senators Should Ask at the AUMF Hearing Regarding the US Citizen Enemy Combatant
Robert Chesney Fri, Oct 20, 2017, 12:19 PM
On October 30th, the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations will hold a hearing titled "The Authorizations for Use of Military Force: Adminstration Perspective," featuring Secretaries Mattis and Tillerson. This is a good thing. We should have an updated AUMF. But, failing that, we should at least have regular and serious hearings in which Congress elicits information about how the President currently construes these authorities.