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… Well , POTUS wants an AUMF [#what]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Wednesday,November 2nd,2016

.. what is it ?? ..

.. it is called an Authorization to Use Military Force . In common English , it means a modern version of a declaration of war ..

.. POTUS wants a new one . The thing is that Congress will not give him one . How come ?? ..

.. [h/t — RealClearPolitics.com/video]..
.. [link] to the blog post // video of the speech ..

.. POTUS is operating under the Bush – era AUMF from 2001 . It gives a President a great deal of flexibility . Amazingly , though , Obama does not want that flexibility , given the authority that comes with it , and the responsibility [as well]..

.. the new AUMF that Obama wants [ironically] would ” tie ” a President ‘ s hands . Given the terms , Congress will not pass such a thing ..

.. also , given POTUS ‘ antics elsewhere in the government , Obama has no trust going with Congress . It is not just that Congress does not like him . That goes without saying . Congress just plainly does not trust him , not one bit …

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… His Lordship ‘ s Request for an AUMF ?? [#bombing][#gop]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Sunday,January 24th,2016

.. you wonder why ?? …

.. in the GOP ‘ s case , they simply do not trust him .

.. they want him to ” step up to the plate ” and make the case for the AUMF [war declaration] . The problem is that Obama will not do it . He wants something wishy – washy , one that greatly ties the hands of a Commander – in – Chief . Real bad idea …

.. [h/t — Newsmax.com]..
.. [link] to the blog news ..

.. that is the problem . Obama is a wuss . He will not lead . He wants his own hands tied . The GOP actually does not . So , POTUS is likely not to get his AUMF unless he fights for it …

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