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War Powers Elude A Congress That Long Ago Abdicated Them

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
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January 9, 2020 2:00 p.m.

The House is set to vote on Thursday on a war powers resolution with the stated intent of curtailing President Trump’s ability to launch further strikes on Iran.

But what is it? And does it really have any bite?

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