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Summary: The burden shifts to the President to prove the need for the war, rather than a ⅔ majority of Congress to prove we “don’t” need it.
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About "Tug O War (PRO)"
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The legal scholars we quote in this case say the enacts the recommendations of certain legal scholars who say the solution to the current imbalance of war powers is to change the “rules of the house” for both the House and Senate. The Constitution gives both houses of Congress the right to set their own rules (without veto by the President). Each house will pass a rule declaring that all future war authorizations have a default 2-year expiration date, and that future military war funding appropriations expire at the same time as the war authorization (unless Congress provides otherwise in the text of the legislation). The President will now be forced to come back to Congress to explain the war and justify the ongoing US military commitment of lives and money, or else, by default, his war will be defunded. The burden shifts to the President to prove the need for the war, rather than a ⅔ majority of Congress to prove we “don’t” need it.
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