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Senate expected to pass Iran War Powers resolution despite Trump's opposition

WorldNews Thursday, 13 February 2020
Senate expected to pass Iran War Powers resolution despite Trump's oppositionWashington (CNN)The Senate is poised to pass an Iran War Powers resolution on Thursday, a rare bipartisan measure that is opposed by President Donald Trump and aimed at reining in his ability to use military action against Iran without congressional approval. The President warned the Senate not to green-light the measure on Wednesday, tweeting that "it is very important for our country's security that the United States Senate not vote for the Iran War Powers Resolution," and adding, "If my hands were tied, Iran would have a field day." The White House has also issued a veto threat...
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