House Nears Vote on Restraining Trump’s Actions Against Iran

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called the killing of Gen. Qassem Soleimani “provocative and disproportionate.”

  • Published 9 January 2020

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-controlled House moved toward approving a non-binding measure aimed at limiting President Donald Trump’s ability to take military action against Iran as criticism of the U.S. killing of a top Iranian general intensifies Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., said the war powers resolution, which does not require Trump’s signature, nonetheless “has real teeth” because it is “a statement of the Congress of the United States. I will not have that statement be… Read at AP News