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Daines Statement on Vote to Repeal 1991 and 2002 Iraq AUMFs

U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senator Steve Daines today issued the following statement after voting to repeal the 1991 and 2002 Authorizations of Use of Military Force (AUMF) in Iraq. The resolution passed the U.S. Senate by a bipartisan vote of 66-30 and now heads to the U.S. House of Representatives. “It is the constitutional duty of Congress to ensure that the American people have a voice when our sons and daughters are sent into harm’s way and that we not allow the president, no matter which party controls the executive branch, to maintain outdated authorizations of military force in order to continue U.S. military operations unabated. Repealing