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May 15, 2018

Testimony of Rita M. Siemion

Thank you, Chairman Corker and Ranking Member Menendez, for the invitation to be here today to discuss Senate Joint Resolution 59. After nearly 17 years of war, it is appropriate for Congress to reassert its control over when, where, and against whom the nation uses military force. In particular, I commend the many members of this Committee, and particularly Chairman Corker and Senator Kaine, for bringing attention to this important issue. Unfortunately, this proposal would cede congressional power, not reassert it.

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