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Republicans praise Soleimani strike, Congress says wasn’t warned

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Republicans praise Soleimani strike, Congress says wasn’t warnedThe Republican lawmakers on Friday praised the US airstrike on Iran’s Baghdad International Airport which killed the country’s Revolutionary Guards commander General Qassem Soleimani. Meanwhile, Congress complained that it did not receive any advance notice of the strike. “In a display of resolve and strength, we struck the leader of those attacking our sovereign US territories,” House Republican Kevin McCarthy said in a statement. “Wow – the price of killing and injuring Americans has just gone up drastically,” Senator Lindsey Graham, a close confidant of Trump, tweeted. Wow – the price of killing and injuring Americans has just gone up...
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