Christopher Anders

Christopher Anders (@ChrisAndersDC) is deputy director of the ACLU Washington Legislative Office.

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Friday, May 04, 2018
Senators Have a New Plan to Expand Indefinite Detention and Endless Global War
Just when you thought things couldn’t get any worse with this Congress, a bipartisan pair of senators have teamed up to write the single most dangerous piece of unconstitutional legislation of this Congress. Last week, Sens. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) and Tim Kaine (D-Va.) introduced S. Res. 59 , which...
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Monday, April 16, 2018
Don’t Let Congress Give Trump a Blank Check to Declare Worldwide War
Under a proposal expected to be introduced in the Senate very soon, President Trump would get a blank check from Congress to go to war virtually anywhere on the planet. The ACLU has sent a letter to all senators strongly opposing this new Authorization for Use of Military Force, also known as the...
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Wednesday, March 14, 2018
What the Senate Needs to Know About Gina Haspel
President Trump announced Tuesday on Twitter that he has decided to elevate Gina Haspel to be the director of the Central Intelligence Agency, succeeding Mike Pompeo, who he has nominated for secretary of state. While the ACLU does not take positions on nominees, we do take a strong stance against...
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