ACLU Letter to President Trump: Congress Alone Has the Constitutional Authority to Decide Whether the United States May Use Force Against North Korea

Document Date: September 5, 2017
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This September 5, 2017 letter from the ACLU to President Trump urges him to uphold the Constitution and the fundamental principle of separation of powers, by recognizing the sole authority of Congress to declare war. The letter requests that President Trump refrain from the use of force against North Korea in the absence of explicit authorization from Congress.

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