• Republicans Help Pass Limits on Trump's War Powers

    4 monthes ago - By Newser

    The Senate has approved restricting President Trump's authority to wage war on Iran. The resolution, passed 55-45, would require the president to end any military action within 30 days unless he had the approval of Congress, the Hill reports. Sen. Tim Kaine, a Virginia Democrat, introduced the War Powers resolution...
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  • U.S. Senate rebukes Trump, votes to limit Iran warmaking ability

    U.S. Senate rebukes Trump, votes to limit Iran warmaking ability

    4 monthes ago - By Reuters

    The U.S. Senate backed legislation on Thursday to limit President Donald Trump's ability to wage war against Iran, rebuking him weeks after a strike against an Iranian military commander and Tehran's retaliation raised fears of broader regional conflict.
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  • US Senate strikes symbolic blow against Trump by limiting war powers toward Iran with new resolution

    US Senate strikes symbolic blow against Trump by limiting war powers toward Iran with new resolution

    4 monthes ago - By RT

    The US Senate has passed a resolution limiting President Donald Trump's war powers in the case of Iran. The measure would only allow the president authority to strike in the case of self-defense or an imminent attack.
    Eight Republicans joined Democrats in voting for the measure, which was passed 55-45. The resolution fell short of the two-thirds majority needed to override a presidential veto, meaning this resolution is more symbolic than anything.
    The president made his feelings on the War Powers Resolution clear on Wednesday when he tweeted that Iran would “have a field day” if his hands...
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  • Senate Votes To Limit War With Iran

    Senate Votes To Limit War With Iran

    4 monthes ago - By The Huffington Post

    President Donald Trump is almost certain to veto the measure, however.
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  • Senate acts to restrain Trump's military powers against Iran

    4 monthes ago - By Fortune

    The Senate approved a bipartisan measure Thursday limiting President Donald Trump's authority to launch military operations against Iran.
    The measure, authored by Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., says Trump must win approval from Congress before engaging in further military action against Iran. Eight Republicans joined with Democrats to pass the resolution by a 55-45 vote.
    Kaine and other supporters said the resolution was not about Trump or even the presidency, but instead was an important reassertion of congressional power to declare war.
    While Trump and other presidents “must always have the...
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  • Senate Approves Legislation To Limit President's War Powers Against Iran

    Senate Approves Legislation To Limit President's War Powers Against Iran

    4 monthes ago - By NPR

    Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., led the effort to pass a bipartisan war powers resolution to end the president's ability to launch further strikes against Iran. The Trump administration has vowed to veto it.
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  • U.S. Senate rebukes Trump, votes to limit warmaking ability in Iran

    4 monthes ago - By Reuters

    The U.S. Senate backed legislation on Thursday to limit President Donald Trump's ability to wage war against Iran, rebuking him after a strike against an Iranian military commander and Tehran's retaliation last month raised fears of broader regional conflict.
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  • Senate Passes Bipartisan Resolution To Limit Trump's Iran War Powers

    4 monthes ago - By Politicus USA

    The Senate has passed a War Powers Resolution that would limit Trump's ability to launch a war with Iran without congressional approval.
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  • US Senate votes to limit Trump's war powers against Iran

    4 monthes ago - By Al Jazeera

    Rebuking Trump over Iran, US Senate passes measure curbing president's ability to wage war.
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  • Rebuking Trump over Iran, U.S. Senate passes measure curbing president's ability to wage war

    4 monthes ago - By Reuters

    The U.S. Senate backed legislation on Thursday to limit President Donald Trump's ability to wage war against Iran, rebuking the president after a strike against an Iranian military commander and Tehran's retaliation last month raised fears of broader regional conflict.
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  • Senate Acts To Restrain Trump's Military Powers Against Iran

    Senate Acts To Restrain Trump's Military Powers Against Iran

    4 monthes ago - By CBS

    The Senate approved a war powers resolution blocking President Trump from engaging in hostilities with Iran without congressional approval, a measure which has bipartisan support but not enough to overturn an all but certain veto from the White House.
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  • Senate votes to curb Trump's military power on Iran in rare bipartisan rebuke

    4 monthes ago - By NY Daily News

    The Senate voted Thursday to reign in President Trump's ability to take military action against Iran, delivering a rare bipartisan rebuke of his controversial decision to order the country's top general killed. In a 55-45 vote, the chamber passed a War Powers Resolution penned by Virginia Democrat...
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