The Case for Re-Authorizing the War (Sen. Richard Lugar)

I think the case has been made by some very thoughtful Senators that there ought to be a re-authorization; that circumstances for voting for military action ought to be stated more clearly and precisely with regard to current circumstances than what may have occurred in 2003. There’s a case to be made for that. I think the idea of de-authorization, namely that simply trying to expunge the original authorization without substituting clarity as to where the mission is sensed now, would not be a good idea. That’s probably why it hasn’t progressed very far.

Tags Politics Richard Lugar Richard Lugar War

The Hill has removed its comment section, as there are many other forums for readers to participate in the conversation. We invite you to join the discussion on Facebook and Twitter.

More Politics News

See All
See all Hill.TV See all Video

Most Popular

Load more

Video

See all Video