Podcast Episode 282: The War Powers Act

Is the War Powers Act of 1973 unconstitutional? John Bolton thinks so and Tweeted as much. Donald Trump immediately praised the move, and Republicans for several decades have called for its repeal. They are all right, but not for their stated reasons. The War Powers Act of 1973 is unconstitutional because it grants TOO much power to the president, not because it limits his “constitutional authority” as Bolton and others argue. I dive into this issue in Episode 282 of The Brion McClanahan Show.

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