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Joseph Clark

Joseph Clark

Joseph Clark covers Congress and national security for The Washington Times. He is a Kansas native and holds a bachelor’s degree in American Studies from the University of Kansas. Joseph spent ten years in the Navy after college and worked briefly in banking prior to obtaining his master's degree from the Columbia Journalism School and joining The Washington Times. He can be reached at

Articles by Joseph Clark

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., speaks to reporters at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2021.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)  **FILE**

Senate panel votes to repeal Iraq war authorizations

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted Wednesday to repeal 1991 and 2002 Authorizations for the Use of Military Force, which provided the legal justification for the Gulf War and the 2003 invasion of Iraq. The measure now proceeds to the Senate floor. Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer, New York Democrat, said he supports the measure and called Wednesday for a floor vote by the end of the year. Published August 4, 2021

In this Jan. 14, 2021, file photo, tugboats get into position on the Russian pipe-laying vessel 'Fortuna' in the port of Wismar, Germany. The special vessel is being used for construction work on the German-Russian Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline in the Baltic Sea. Pressure is growing on President Joe Biden to take action to prevent the completion of a Russian gas pipeline to Europe that many fear will give the Kremlin significant leverage over U.S. partners and allies. (Jens Buettner/dpa via AP) ** FILE **

Senate Foreign Relations chair blasts Biden’s Nord Stream 2 deal

The Democratic chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee joined European counterparts Monday in denouncing the White House's decision to green-light the completion of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline between Germany and Russia. Published August 2, 2021