War Powers Responsibilities: Cosponsor H.J.Res. 75, the War Powers Amendments of 2017

On Monday night, President Trump shared his vision for a new strategy in Afghanistan and South Asia more broadly. The president offered no specifics regarding troop numbers, military activities, or timetables. Instead, he guaranteed future U.S. attacks and
declared that “conditions on the ground, not arbitrary timetables, will guide our strategy from now on.” He also promised to expand real time authority for U.S. military personnel to act against terrorists and criminal networks, removing what he calls “micromanagement
from Washington, D.C.”

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Defend the War Powers Resolution

Following the
Administration’s sudden revelation that it has evidence Syria is planning to launch another chemical attack, and if it does, the Syrian government will “pay a heavy price,” it is imperative that Congress defend the war powers that are granted to it in the
Constitution by our nation’s founders. 

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Help Secure Our Airports and Reduce Long TSA Lines (v. 4)

In the wake of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, Congress enacted the Aviation and Transportation Security Act, which created the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). Under the legislation, the TSA assumed responsibility for aviation security,
including security screening for airline passengers and their baggage.

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Help Secure Our Airports and Reduce Long TSA Lines (v. 3)

In the wake of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, Congress enacted the Aviation and Transportation Security Act, which created the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). Under the legislation, the TSA assumed responsibility for aviation security,
including security screening for airline passengers and their baggage.

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