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Congress Foreign Policy

Top of Mind with Julie Rose
  • Feb 22, 2021 9:00 pm
  • 17:50
The Constitution states that America cannot go to war unless Congress authorizes it. But, in reality, Congress has rarely taken a vote to start or end a war. Rather, they’ve left it to presidents to expand America’s global conflicts. Gerald Warburg–a professor at the University of Virginia’s Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy–explores why this is the case. (Segment produced by Aubrey Johnson) (Senate Television via AP)