SIGN UP FOR THE BREITBART EMAIL NEWSLETTER

WH: Language of the AUMF to Fight ISIS ‘Intentionally’ Fuzzy

Wednesday at the daily press briefing, White House press secretary John Earnest told CNN’s Jim Acosta the wording in the resolution asking Congress for the authorization for use of military force against ISIS is “intentionally” fuzzy.

Earnest said, “We believe it’s important that there are not over-burdensome constraints that are placed on the commander-in-chief, who needs the flexibility to be able to respond to contingencies that emerge in a chaotic military conflict like this.”

Follow Pam Key on Twitter @pamkeyNEN

P.S. DO YOU WANT MORE ARTICLES
LIKE THIS ONE DELIVERED RIGHT TO YOUR INBOX?
SIGN UP FOR THE DAILY BREITBART NEWSLETTER.


Comment count on this article reflects comments made on Breitbart.com and Facebook. Visit Breitbart's Facebook Page.

SIGN UP FOR THE OFFICIAL
BREITBART EMAIL NEWSLETTER

GET TODAY'S TOP NEWS DELIVERED RIGHT TO YOUR INBOX

I don't want to get today's top news.

x