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Rand Paul’s Amendment to Force a Vote on Endless War Gets Kicked Down the Road

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14.09.2017

The Senate voted Wednesday by nearly two-to-one against an amendment from Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., to the defense authorization bill. The amendment would have ended the current Authorization for Use of Military Force within six months and forced Congress to vote on authorizing wars beyond that.

The authorization, which was passed in the immediate aftermath of the 9/11 attacks, is the legal........

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