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  • Issa notes 113th Congress rules will keep Holder subpoenas from expiring

    12/28/2012 12:58:24 PM PST · by Nachum · 12 replies
    Examiner ^ | 12/28/12 | David Codrea
    In a statement issued moments ago, House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa “praised the inclusion of special provisions in the proposed 113th Congress rules package that will keep in place legal obligations on U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and others at the Justice Department as a result of lawful subpoenas issued in the 112th Congress. “The inclusion of these provisions in the House rules will allow the civil suit, authorized by a bipartisan vote of the House in July 2012, which seeks federal courts to compel the production of relevant subpoenaed documents to continue,” the...
  • The War's Expiration Date

    04/05/2008 1:49:31 PM PDT · by The_Republican · 12 replies · 95+ views
    Washington Post ^ | April 5th, 2008 | Bruce Ackerman and Oona Hathaway
    The first has long since lapsed. It permitted the president to "defend the national security of the United States against the continuing threat posed by Iraq." This threat came to an end with the destruction of Saddam Hussein's government. Instead, U.S. military intervention is authorized under the second prong of the 2002 resolution. This authorizes the president to "enforce all relevant United Nations Security Council resolutions regarding Iraq." This has allowed the Bush administration to satisfy American law by obtaining a series of resolutions authorizing the United States to serve as the head of the multinational force in Iraq. But...