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US Senate Curbs Trump’s Iran War Powers

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., walks to the Senate chamber at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 13,…

A handful of Republican senators joined their Democratic colleagues Thursday to pass a resolution calling on President Donald Trump to “terminate the use of U.S. Armed Forces for hostilities against Iran” unless those actions are authorized by Congress.

The U.S. Senate passed the bipartisan war powers resolution by a vote of 55-45.

Trump is expected to veto the measure, arguing it would be dangerous to limit his war-making power.

“It is very important for our Country’s SECURITY that the United States Senate not vote for the Iran War Powers Resolution,” Trump said on Twitter Wednesday. “We are doing very read more >>>

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