June 12, 2018

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY): Use of military force requires Congress’ oversight

Sen Rand Paul (R-KY) at Congressional War Powers Hearing

At a recent Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing, Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) argued that the revised Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) that Senators Tim Kaine (Virginia) and Bob Corker (Tennessee) “flips the Constitution on its head.” As Sen. Paul articulated during the hearing, and as the Constitution makes clear, the use of military force requires Congress’ oversight.

Watch the Committee hearing below: