President Obama asking Congress to authorize military force against ISIS.
FOX News Radio's Jared Halpern has more from Capitol Hill:
Warning ISIS poses a grave threat, President Obama has delivered a draft resolution to Congress authorizing military force against the terror group, setting up the first war powers debate and vote in more than a decade.
The Obama administration has relied on authorization passed in 2001 and 2002 to justify its months-long campaign of airstrikes against ISIS in Iraq and Syria.
This authorization would prohibit enduring offensive ground combat operations against ISIS and terminate after three years, unless Congress renews it. Both those points sure to be debated by lawmakers, ahead of any vote.
On Capitol Hill, Jared Halpern, FOX News Radio.
WATCH for more on this story:
Tuesday afternoon, President Obama delivered a statement from the Roosevelt Room of the White House, on the legislation he sent to Congress to authorize the use of military force (AUMF) against ISIS. Listen to the President's statement HERE: