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Thu, 23 Jan 2020 06:24 GMT

Breaking: US Senate Leader Expects Iran War Powers Debate Soon

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Tue, 14 Jan 2020 00:03 GMT

US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Monday January 13th he expected the Senate would debate a war powers resolution soon, although he did not provide a more specific timeline, according to Reuters.  

"I expect the Senate will soon debate Senator (Tim) Kaine's war powers resolution," McConnell said in the Senate, adding that he would strongly oppose the measure. The resolution, companion to one that passed the Democratic-led House of Representatives last week, would block President Donald Trump from further military action against Iran without congressional authorization.


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