House panel votes to end 2001, 2002 war authorizations

Defense News: The House Appropriations Committee approved separate measures to end the 2001 and 2002 war authorizations, which underpin U.S. counterterror operations ― the latest attempt by lawmakers to curb President Donald Trump’s war-making powers.

At the panel’s deliberations on the fiscal 2021 defense spending bill on Tuesday, members voted on two amendments to the panel’s proposed 2021 defense spending bill from Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif.

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