Global  

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...
0
shares
ShareTweetSavePostSend
 
Video Credit: Reuters Studio - Published
News video: Will Congress limit Trump's power to strike Iran?

Will Congress limit Trump's power to strike Iran? 01:25

U.S. Congress has moved closer to passing legislation that would limit President Donald Trump's ability to wage war against Iran. But he can still veto it, and its unlikely that enough Republican lawmakers would flip sides to stop him. Matthew Larotonda reports.

You Might Like


💡 One News Page Knowledge: Other News Mentions

Donald Trump Donald Trump 45th president of the United States

Trump says Obama underestimated him [Video]

Trump says Obama underestimated him

U.S. President Donald Trump weighed in on former U.S. President Barack Obama at a campaign rally in North Carolina Wednesday (October 21) saying Obama had underestimated him as he recalled his victory over Hillary Clinton saying, "I think the only one, the only one more unhappy than crooked Hillary that night was Barack Hussein Obama, Barack Hussein Obama."

Credit: Reuters Studio    Duration: 01:17Published
U.S. says Russia, Iran tried interfering in 2020 election [Video]

U.S. says Russia, Iran tried interfering in 2020 election

U.S. Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe said on Wednesday that Russia and Iran have both taken actions to try to interfere with the 2020 presidential election. Gloria Tso reports.

Credit: Reuters - Politics    Duration: 01:22Published

US Election 2020: Trump and Obama lock horns in rival rallies

Mr Obama liken his successor to a "crazy uncle", while Mr Trump mocks his old adversary.
BBC News

Man Pleads Guilty to Cyberstalking Tulsa Mayor Before Trump Rally

Adam Maxwell Donn, 40, of Norfolk, Va., sent dozens of threatening emails to try to get President Trump’s campaign rally canceled, officials said.
NYTimes.com

Grenell Pursued Talks Over Change of Power in Venezuela

A close ally of President Trump quietly met with an associate of President Nicolás Maduro, whom the United States does not recognize as the leader of Venezuela.
NYTimes.com

United States Senate United States Senate Upper house of the United States Congress

Senate vote on Supreme Court nominee would toss a can of gasoline into heated election

Our View: Rush to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett by Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell betrays voters casting their verdict.

USATODAY.com

Senate Republicans prepare for possible "post-Trump world"

"I don't think you can find a Republican in Washington who thinks President Trump is going to win reelection," said one strategist.
CBS News

Poll: Biden and Trump tied in Georgia as Democrats try to flip Senate seats

Greg Bluestein, a political reporter for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, spoke to "Red and Blue" host Elaine Quijano about the state of the races for president..
CBS News

Biden Has Narrow Lead in Iowa, and Senate Race Is Tight, Poll Shows

The latest New York Times/Siena College poll shows President Trump struggling in a state he won comfortably in 2016 and Senator Joni Ernst facing a tough..
NYTimes.com

Judge Barrett at Capitol, meets with GOP senators

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice nominee Amy Coney Barrett is on Capitol Hill Wednesday meeting with Republican Senators as the Senate Judiciary Committee is..
USATODAY.com

Washington, D.C. Washington, D.C. Capital of the United States of America

Today in History for October 22nd

Highlights of this day in history: A Cold War crisis over Cuba leads to brink of nuclear war; Shah of Iran allowed into U.S. for treatment; 'Pretty Boy' Floyd..
USATODAY.com

Too big to prosecute

Another investigation into the DEA's response to the opioid epidemic again finds investigators who hit a brick wall in Washington
CBS News

Jamal Khashoggi’s fiancee sues Saudi crown prince in US over journalist’s murder

The fiancée of murdered Saudi critic Jamal Khashoggi and a Washington-based organization accused Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of ordering the killing..
WorldNews

Today in History for October 21st

Highlights of this day in history: Thomas Edison perfects workable electric light; Anthrax scare claims first of two U.S. postal workers in Washington, DC;..
USATODAY.com

Covid-19 coronavirus: McConnell warns White House against relief deal

Washington negotiations on a huge Covid-19 relief bill took a modest step forward today, though time is running out and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is..
New Zealand Herald

Related videos from verified sources

Trump Praises Deal With Afghanistan [Video]

Trump Praises Deal With Afghanistan

President Donald Trump said he would personally meet with leaders of the Taliban. He rejected criticism of the U.S. making a deal with the insurgents in Afghanistan. The deal paves the way for a full..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published
Polls close in Iranian parliamentary election [Video]

Polls close in Iranian parliamentary election

Election takes place amid escalating political tensions, economic struggles and concerns about low participation.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:06Published
Hardliners set for big gains in Iran's legislative elections [Video]

Hardliners set for big gains in Iran's legislative elections

Hardliners set for big gains in Iran's legislative elections

Credit: Euronews English     Duration: 00:39Published

Related news from verified sources

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

Senate expected to pass Iran War Powers resolution despite Trump's opposition
Washington (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...
WorldNews Also reported by •FOXNews.com

U.S. trade deficit narrows in 2019 for first time in six years

The U.S. trade deficit fell for the first time in six years in 2019 as the White House's trade war with China curbed the import bill, keeping the economy on a...
Reuters India

Sanders hauls in a whopping $25 in January; using cash to expand staff, run ads in Super Tuesday states

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders hauled in an eye-popping $25 million last month, his campaign announced early Thursday morning. And the...
FOXNews.com


Tweets about this