Episode 686

385: Limiting the Power of the Presidency - Impeachment and Curtailing Military Powers


January 23rd, 2020

1 hr 26 mins 40 secs

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About this Episode

Chris Spangle and Rhinehold discuss recent events in Trump's impeachment. Spangle hasn't paid much attention so Rhinehold explains the basics. Sen. Tim Kaine has introduced a bill to limit President Trump's ability to use military force against Iran so they break down the growth of the President's war powers by discussing the War Powers Act and the AUMF.

Time Stamps:

  • 00:09:26 - Impeachment Update
  • 00:47:55 - Overview of Presidential War Powers
  • 00:53:20 - War Powers Resolution
  • 01:02:02 - AUMF
  • 01:13:04 - Tim Kaine's Bill

Show Notes: https://wearelibertarians.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/War-Powes_AUMF_Kaine-Resolution.pdf

Video: https://youtu.be/ZCXSMv_oUJA

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