Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) said on March 16 that the Senate needs to move to address the 2001 Authorization for the Use of Military Force (AUMF).
Kaine made these comments to The Epoch Times just hours after the Senate voted to move toward a final vote a bill that would repeal the 1991 and 2002 AUMFs. The first allowed the United States to enter the Gulf War, where Iraqi President Saddam Hussein’s forces were driven out of Kuwait. And the second allowed the U.S. military to go into Iraq following reports that Hussein had weapons of mass destruction. The United States captured him in 2003 and he was executed in Iraq in 2006….