Media advisory: Lt. Col. Daniel L. Davis to testify at congressional hearing on AUMF

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
February 27, 2018
Contact: Eleanor May
press@defensepriorities.org

WASHINGTON, DC—TODAY, Defense Priorities senior fellow and military expert Lt. Col. Daniel L. Davis, USA, Ret. will testify before the Congressional Progressive Caucus Peace and Security Task Force and the House Liberty Caucus for an ad-hoc hearing on the Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF).

In 2016, the Congressional Research Service issued a report showing that, since its enactment, this authorization has been cited as the statutory authority for military or related actions at least 37 times in 14 countries. Lt. Col. Davis will testify and answer questions about the current AUMFs and the implications from a new congressional authorization.

WHAT: AD-HOC CONGRESSIONAL HEARING ON AUMF

DATE: TODAY, TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2018

TIME: 2:30 PM — 3:30 PM EST

LOCATION: Room 2358-C, Rayburn House Office Building

PANELISTS:

  • Lt. Col. Daniel L. Davis, USA, Ret.
    Senior Fellow & Military Expert, Defense Priorities
     
  • Rita Siemion
    International Legal Counsel, Human Rights First
     
  • Michael McPhearson
    Executive Director, Veterans For Peace

***LIVE STREAM AVAILABLE HERE.***

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