This new AUMF resolution is a total rewrite of the War Powers Clause in the U.S. Constitution. “It is essentially a declaration of international martial law, a sweeping transfer of all military power to the president that will allow him to send U.S. troops almeost anywhere in the world, for almost any reason, with absolutely no limitations, and without Congressional approval.”
Considering what Bush and Obama did with the 2001 AUMF—invading and occupying countries in “pre-emptive” war, CIA black sites, extrajudicial killings, inventing the term “enemy combatants” to bypass international law. All with no legal basis because the 2001 AUMF was comprised based on deliberate lies.
Under the revised, proposed AUMF, the U.S. Senate is poised to give President Obama and the next president Unprecedented war powers that amount to declaring martial law upon the entire world. Majority leader Mitch McConnell has a war resolution ready to be voted on at any time. Neither Republicans nor Democrats knew the majority leader planned to set up a debate on authorizing the use of force claiming to only be against the Islamic State. ( There's no extent to the length they will go to lie )
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell offered members a weekend surprise. Quietly teeing up a debate on the legal underpinning for the fight against ISIS. McConnell’s move to fast-track the measure surprised even his top deputy, Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn, who was unaware that McConnell had set up the authorization.
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