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Sarah Burns

Associate Professor of Political Science, Rochester Institute of Technology

Defense

Trump, like Obama, Tests the Limits of Presidential War Powers

Both President Trump and President Obama used military force without informing Congress, or getting its approval. But the differences reveal more than the similarities.

Management

Could Congress Reverse Trump’s Decision to Pull Troops Out of Syria?

Since the 1940s, Congress has largely let the president make decisions, while members of the House and Senate endorse or condemn those actions from the sidelines.

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