Letter to Congressional Leaders Transmitting a Notice of Changes to the Legal and Policy Frameworks for the United States Use of Military Force and Related National Security Operations
Dear Mr. Chairman: (Dear Madam Chair:)
In accordance with section 1264(b) of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 (Public Law 115-91), as amended, 50 U.S.C. 1549(b), I am transmitting notice of changes to the legal and policy frameworks for the United States' use of military force and related national security operations.
I am enclosing a copy of the unclassified notice and its classified annex, which includes the Presidential Policy Memorandum outlining the changes.
JOSEPH R. BIDEN JR.
NOTE: Identical letters were sent to Patrick J. Leahy, chairman, Senate Committee on Appropriations; John F. Reed, chairman, Senate Armed Services Committee; Robert Menendez, chairman, Senate Committee on Foreign Relations; Mark R. Warner, chairman, Senate Select Committee on Intelligence; Rosa L. DeLauro, chair, House Committee on Appropriations; D. Adam Smith, chairman, House Committee on Armed Services; Gregory W. Meeks, chairman, House Committee on Foreign Affairs; and Adam B. Schiff, chairman, House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence. An original was not available for verification of the content of this letter. An original was not available for verification of the content of this letter.
Joseph R. Biden, Letter to Congressional Leaders Transmitting a Notice of Changes to the Legal and Policy Frameworks for the United States Use of Military Force and Related National Security Operations Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/358790