Senate invokes War Powers Act in vote to restrain Trump's military actions in Iran
4 monthes ago - By Boston Herald
By Sarah D. Wire
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump's ability to use military force against Iran would be restricted unless he first received congressional approval, according to a bipartisan resolution approved by the Senate on Thursday.
But Trump is certain to veto the resolution, and it is unlikely that either the House or Senate would have the two-thirds majority needed to override him, making Thursday's vote more of a symbolic rebuke.
The resolution, sponsored by Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., gained steam in the wake of the U.S. drone strike that killed Iranian Gen. Qassem Suleimani in...
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Senate passes Iran War Powers Resolution despite Trump's opposition
4 monthes ago - By WCVB
The Senate has limited Trump's military use of force in Iran without congressional approval in bipartisan move.
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Senate passes resolution limiting Trump's power to order strikes against Iran
4 monthes ago - By New York Post
The Senate on Thursday voted to pass a resolution limiting President Trump's power to order military strikes against Iran without the approval of Congress.
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