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Schumer, White House back repeal of Iraq War authorization

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WASHINGTON — The White House and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer are endorsing efforts to terminate the 2002 authorization of military force against Iraq, a step that supporters say is necessary to constrain presidential war powers even though it is unlikely to affect U.S. military operations around the world. Schumer announced Wednesday he intends to […]

Schumer, White House back repeal of Iraq War authorization

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WASHINGTON — The White House and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer are endorsing efforts to terminate the 2002 authorization of military force against Iraq, a step that supporters say is necessary to constrain presidential war powers even though it is unlikely to affect U.S. military operations around the world. Schumer announced Wednesday he intends to […]

Schumer calls on VA to explain use of unproven drug on veterans for coronavirus

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WASHINGTON — The Senate’s top Democrat on Sunday called on the Department of Veterans Affairs to explain why it allowed the use of an unproven drug on veterans for the coronavirus, saying patients may have been put at unnecessary risk. Sen. Charles Schumer of New York said the VA needs to provide Congress more information […]