(SBN) – Chalk one up for bi-partisanship, thanks to California Democratic Congresswoman Barbara Lee. During an a House panel hearing on Pentagon funding, Lee’s GOP colleague’s agree unanimously that lawmakers should take another look at an open-ended war authorization from 2001. The issue will now head to the House floor for debate.
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Fellow lawmakers praised Congresswoman Lee’s over decade long effort on the issue:
Whoa. My amdt to sunset 2001 AUMF was adopted in DOD Approps markup! GOP & Dems agree: a floor debate & vote on endless war is long overdue. pic.twitter.com/FS8LfYWo5J
— Rep. Barbara Lee (@RepBarbaraLee) June 29, 2017
— Rep. Roybal-Allard (@RepRoybalAllard) June 29, 2017
— Rep. Joe Kennedy III (@RepJoeKennedy) June 29, 2017