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House Lawmakers Call On Trump To Formally Declare War On ISIL And Agree To Limit His War Powers

Politico reports: Twelve House Democrats and one Republican are calling on President Donald Trump to formally declare war against the Islamic State and submit a resolution to Congress that limits his war powers — a request that is not likely to be heeded. The letter, led by Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) and obtained by POLITICO, comes as the Pentagon is ...

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