Senate Acts to Restrain Trump’s Military Powers Against Iran

The bipartisan measure passed in a 55-45 vote.

  • Published 13 February 2020

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WASHINGTON (AP) — 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… Read at AP News