Forever AUMF Stalls at Senate Foreign Relations Committee

“Those who will benefit most from a Forever State of War are currently pounding the Senate’s marble halls, perhaps even stalking members of the Committee as lobbyists from the MIC, AIPAC and other enthusiasts for war, will do whatever it takes to bring adoption of the AUMF to a favorable committee vote.” As the Forever AUMF 2018 continues to await action by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, one can only imagine the extent of the behind-the-scene efforts underway to sway those few wavering Senators who may be reluctant to go down in American history as voting to eliminate Congress’ sole, inviolate Constitutional authority ‘to declare war’.

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With Senator’s Snub, Australia Gets Stood Up by U.S. — Again

SYDNEY, Australia — Australia’s hankering for a United States ambassador hit another snag on Tuesday when Senator Bob Corker of Tennessee announced that he had turned down the job. “At the end of the day, I just felt like it wasn’t the right fit …

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Authorized Use of Military Force Bills Stand Little Chance of Becoming Law

The first bill, submitted in April, is co-sponsored by Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Senator Bob Corker (R-TN) and Ranking Member Tim Kaine (D-VA). If passed, the bill would authorize the use of force against “associated forces” that …

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Bob Corker causes a stir with blunt talk on debt: ‘Nobody cares’

“Fiscal issues is not what the American people are focused on right now, and therefore it’s not what Congress is focused on,” Corker said. A top Republican “fiscal hawk” acknowledged Friday in blunt terms that Congress won’t address the debt or …

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The Six Hottest Senate Races For Conservatives

Conservative Representative Marsha Blackburn has the nomination to succeed retiring establishment Republican Senator Bob Corker. Blackburn, an excellent speaker and TV presence, is one of the House’s strongest voices on the pro-life agenda. Even better …

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Iran war concerns complicate use of force debate on Capitol Hill

Congressional efforts to update the president’s powers to fight terrorists are running into resistance from Democrats worried about the administration’s hawkish turn. Senator Bob Corker, R-Tenn., speaks to reporters as he arrives for the weekly Senate …

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