Presidential War Powers Debate Rages On

WASHINGTON – Congress and the President have fought since the beginning of the Republic over who has the power to start wars.

Now, President Obama is throwing congress a curve ball in his ongoing battle against the militant group ISIS. He is actually asking Congress to “limit” what he can and how long he can do it.

Brendan Flynn, member of the Defense Council at the Truman National Security Project discusses:

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Congress has not declared war on another country since 1942.

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