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US Senate to Vote on Curbing Trump's Iran War Powers

Thursday, 13 February 2020 17:21 WIB Global

The U.S. Senate is scheduled to vote Thursday on a resolution calling for President Donald Trump to "terminate the use of U.S. Armed Forces for hostilities against Iran" unless those actions are authorized by Congress. Trump rejects the measure, arguing it would be dangerous to limit his war-making power, and ahead of the vote he urged the Republican-majority Senate to oppose it. "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. “We are doing very well with Iran and this is not the time to show weakness.” Trump tweeted, “Americans overwhelmingly support our attack” on Iranian Gen. Qassem...

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