War should be an impeachable offense

Representatives Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) and Walter Jones (D-NC) have introduced a bill in the House of Representatives that would define presidential wars not declared by Congress as impeachable "high crimes and misdemeanors."

Rep. Gabbard said, "For decades, Congress has ceded its Constitutional responsibility of deciding whether or not to declare war, to the President. As a result, we have found ourselves in a state of perpetual war, without a declaration of war by Congress and without input from the American people. Since 9/11 alone, our country has spent trillions of dollars on interventionist regime change wars, costing the lives of many Americans, taking a toll on our veterans, and causing people in our communities to struggle and suffer due to a lack of resources. Our bipartisan resolution aims to end presidential wars, and hold Congress accountable so it does its job in making the serious and costly decision about whether or not to send our nation’s sons and daughters to war."

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