Curbelo Joins Kinzinger to Reintroduce Authorization of Force Against ISIS

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Washington, D.C., February 3, 2017 | Joanna Rodriguez (202-225-2778) | comments
“Radical Islamic terrorism is still on the rise, and it’s critical that the Commander in Chief is not restricted in his capabilities to use the full might of our armed forces necessary to eradicate this threat. We look forward to working with the President and his Administration in developing the best strategy, pursuant to this authorization, to destroy ISIS.”
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Today, Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) joined Representative Adam Kinzinger (IL-16) to reintroduce the Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, filed under H.J.Res 63. Other original cosponsors of the resolution include: Reps. Jody Hice (GA-10), Duncan Hunter (R-CA-50), Martha Roby (R-AL-2), Bradley Byrne (R-AL-1), Brad Wenstrup (OH-2). The group released the following joint statement on the introduction of this important legislation:

“Radical Islamic terrorism is still on the rise, and it’s critical that the Commander in Chief is not restricted in his capabilities to use the full might of our armed forces necessary to eradicate this threat. We look forward to working with the President and his Administration in developing the best strategy, pursuant to this authorization, to destroy ISIS.”

The full text of the AUMF resolution is available here.
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