House Votes to Repeal 2002 Iraq War Authorization


Have voted to repeal the 2000 and two war powers measure that authorized the U. S invasion of Iraq. NPR's Claudia great solace reports. The vote was historic and bipartisan. California Democratic representative Barbara Lee sponsored the repeal for several years and now has the support from Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and President Biden. Lee was a lone member of Congress who voted against both the 2000 and one and the 2002 war power measures passed in the wake of the 9 11 attacks. The bill now heads to the Senate, where Schumer says the committee will take up the effort next week. And others are also weighing a repeal of the 2000 and one measure that gave the president a wide ranging authorities to order military action against terrorist groups around the world. But the Biden, White House and others have signaled it must be replaced if it's repealed. For

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