Jesse Helms on The War in Iraq

Last Updated : Apr 28, 2010

Voting Record

Authorization for the use of Force in Iraq

On October 11, 2002 the US Senate cast the first vote concerning the war in Iraq. This vote was to authorize the use of military force against Iraq (H J Res 114). Although the vote to authorize the use of force in Afghanistan was unanimous, the vote to authorize the use of force in Iraq passed 77-23. All but 2 of the 50 Republicans supported the legilslation while 29 of the 50 Democrats voted to authorize the use of force. Jesse Helms voted to give the President the Authorization to use force against Iraq

Jesse Helms voted to give the President the Authorization to use force against Iraq

 

Sponsored and Cosponsored Legislation

Session-105; Bill Number-S 2525; Iraq Liberation Act of 1998 - Cosponsor

Declares that it should be the policy of the United States to seek to remove the Saddam Hussein regime from power in Iraq and to replace it with a democratic government.

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