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Rand Paul Wants A Formal Declaration Of War Against ISIS

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Watch the video Rand Paul Wants A Formal Declaration Of War Against ISIS on Yahoo News . Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul says he plans to introduce a resolution in Congress next month that would formally declare war against the Islamic State, also known as ISIS. The Republican said, “I believe the President must come to Congress to begin a war and that Congress has a duty to act,” “Right now, this war is illegal until Congress acts pursuant to the Constitution and authorizes it.” The text of the resolution, provided by his office, points out that Article I, section 8 of the Constitution gives Congress the power to declare war. The resolution cites quotations by George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and James Madison.