H.CON.RES.3: Expressing the sense of Congress that the use of offensive military force by a President without prior and clear authorization of an Act of Congress constitutes an impeachable high crime and misdemeanor under article II, section 4 of the Constitution.

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Expresses the sense of Congress that, except in response to an actual or imminent attack against the United States, the use of offensive military force by a President without prior and clear authorization of an Act of Congress violates the exclusive power of Congress to declare war under article I of the Constitution, and therefore constitutes an impeachable high crime and misdemeanor under article II.

(Source: Library of Congress)

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Date Description
Jan. 3, 2013
Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Jan. 3, 2013

Introduced in the House by Walter B. Jones (R-N.C.)

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