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Subject:  Re: War resolutions act Date:  2/15/2020  11:39 AM
Author:  JoRoSki Number:  883436 of 888207

I really have no problem with Congress retaking their duties that they have pawned off on the other two branches with regard to declaring wars. They have been derelict in favor of passing off blame for unpopular decisions to others.

However there needs to be a mechanism in place for quick responses to threats as well as opportunity actions that include key Congress critters sworn to secrecy and empowered to approve immediately in the decision making process. Those individuals can initiate congressional action after the fact (when secrecy is no longer needed) to determine whether or not a declaration of war is needed. One factor in all of this needs to be whether an action hostile to us has been committed by an admitted enemy of the U.S. or who has declared war on us, formally or rhetorically such as most terrorist organizations and some nations.
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