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Lee stood little chance of succeeding, as leaders had already signaled that no amendments would be allowed. Nevertheless
Before we start sending off troops to bring all the wonderful things we love about America to the rest of the world, maybe we should tend to our own affairs first. Let's take the log out of our own eye before we talk about the speck in the eye of other countries.
The House voted down a measure Thursday that would have ended the military's ability to indefinitely jail anyone without charge or trial, including U.S. citizens.
"Indefinite detention is unlawful and unnecessary, and there's no basis to hold people picked up in the United States without
Rep. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.), compared ending indefinite detention to giving someone a free pass in a game of hide-and-seek. Michael
"The prisoners are treated in a way that Americans can be proud of how we are handling that," said Rep. Brad Wenstrup (R
Inside the packed courtroom, U.S. Department of Justice lawyer Robert Loeb went on the offensive against Forrest's ruling
As Politico's Josh Gerstein notes, however, Obama’s recent signing statement significantly toned down his promises to reverse
He also pointed out the open-ended nature of the so-called "war on terror," which has now gone on for more than 11 years
The White House had threatened to veto both the House and Senate versions over numerous other provisions included in the
"Nothing has passed both houses [of Congress] and the president hasn't signed anything," Mayer said. "If and when he were
Where the laws fail, as with the codification of indefinite detention, it is incumbent on Congress to correct them. But to do so in a way that rejects the basic principle that everyone is entitled to due process of law, would be a grave mistake.
The legislation states that it will reject "material support" of the measures' implementation, and goes on to claim that
The group Demand Progress has been appealing to President Obama to stop defending the law, and said more than 60,000 have
Federal Judge Katherine Forrest reaffirmed on Wednesday her May ruling that the provision was unconstitutional, and made
"The May 16 order found Section 1021(b)(2) constitutionally infirm on two bases: the First Amendment and the due process
Montanans Launch Recall Of State's Congressional Delegation Over Votes On NDAA, Indefinite Detention
"These politicians from both parties betrayed our trust, and violated the oath they took to defend the Constitution. It's