Rino majority leader Mitch McConnell announced last week he has a war resolution ready to be voted on. Neocon Lindsey Graham wrote the new (AUMF Authorization for Use of Military Force) and it’ll give Obama unprecedented power that no American President has ever had.
“The AUMF put forward by McConnell would not restrict the president’s use of ground troops, nor have any limits related to time or geography. Nor would it touch on the issue of what to do with the 2001 AUMF, which the Obama administration has used to attack ISIS despite that authorization’s instructions to use force against those who planned the 9/11 terrorist attacks.”
“This resolution is a total rewrite of the War Powers Clause in the U.S. Constitution,” said Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn). “It is essentially a declaration of international martial law, a sweeping transfer of military power to the president that will allow him or her to send U.S. troops almost anywhere in the world, for almost any reason, with absolutely no limitations.”
Just a few days ago, Defense Secretary Ash Carter started throwing out the talking points of looking for opportunities to do more against ISIS and that boots will be on the ground. Now we know what he meant. This will, in effect, allow Obama to be a military dictator and send our troops anywhere, to do whatever he wants.