09 ianuarie 2020

House passes symbolic measure to curb Trump moves on Iran

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The House on Thursday approved a resolution designed to block President Trump ’s ability to conduct a war with Iran , moving to reassert congressional power but bringing warnings from Republicans that lawmakers were undercutting the commander in chief at a critical moment in the Middle East. The measure, sponsored by Rep. Elissa Slotkin, Michigan Democrat and a former CIA analyst, passed by a margin of 224-194. Three Republicans — Reps. Matt Gaetz and Tom Rooney of Florida and Thomas Massie of [...]