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Connecticut Senator Chris Murphy Wants To Make It Harder for Presidents To Start A War

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Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT) speaks during the Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on the nomination of Linda Thomas-Greenfield to be the United States Ambassador to the United Nations, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, on January 27, 2021. (Photo by Greg Nash / POOL / AFP) (Photo by GREG NASH/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

This hour, how much power should a president have to take military action?

Coming up we speak with Connecticut Senator Christopher Murphy, who argues that presidents have accumulated too much leeway to take military action.

He wants to shift some of that authority to Congress.

And the latest on efforts to get an infrastructure bill through the senate.


  • Christopher Murphy -- Connecticut Senator
  • Bilal Sekou -- Associate Professor of Politics and Government at the University of Hartford’s Hillyer College

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