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Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., led the effort to pass a bipartisan war powers resolution to end the president's ability to launch further strikes against Iran. The Trump administration has vowed to veto it.Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., led the effort to pass a bipartisan war powers resolution to end the president's ability to launch further strikes against Iran. The Trump administration has vowed to veto it.

Senate Approves New War Powers Limits On Iran For President Trump : NPR

Some Republicans crossed party lines to join Democrats in voting to curtail President Trump’s ability to wage war with Iran, weeks after a drone strike killed a top Iranian general.Some Republicans crossed party lines to join Democrats in voting to curtail President Trump’s ability to wage war with Iran, weeks after a drone strike killed a top Iranian general.

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The president is expected to veto the bipartisan measure, which aims to keep him from launching strikes against Iran without first seeking Congress’s permission.The president is expected to veto the bipartisan measure, which aims to keep him from launching strikes against Iran without first seeking Congress’s permission.

Senate passes resolution to limit Trump’s power to order military action against Iran - The Washington Post

In a rare rebuke, a handful of Senate Republicans broke with Trump to support a resolution requiring congressional approval for a strike against Iran.In a rare rebuke, a handful of Senate Republicans broke with Trump to support a resolution requiring congressional approval for a strike against Iran.

Senate votes to limit Trump's Iran war powers. A veto is likely.

As passed 51-45 on Wednesday, Senator Tim Kaine's Iran war powers resolution appears well-designed.As passed 51-45 on Wednesday, Senator Tim Kaine's Iran war powers resolution appears well-designed.

Senate's Iran resolution has a special operations problem

“It is very important for our Country’s SECURITY that the United States Senate not vote for the Iran War Powers Resolution. We are doing very well with Iran and this is not the time to show weakness. Americans overwhelmingly support our attack on terrorist Soleimani....”

Donald J. Trump on Twitter: "It is very important for our Country’s SECURITY that the United States Senate not vote for the Iran War Powers Resolution. We are doing very well with Iran and this is not the time to show weakness. Americans overwhelmingly support our attack on terrorist Soleimani...."

“....If my hands were tied, Iran would have a field day. Sends a very bad signal. The Democrats are only doing this as an attempt to embarrass the Republican Party. Don’t let it happen!”

Donald J. Trump on Twitter: "....If my hands were tied, Iran would have a field day. Sends a very bad signal. The Democrats are only doing this as an attempt to embarrass the Republican Party. Don’t let it happen!"

“This is a strong bipartisan message from the Senate that we will uphold our constitutional duty to deliberate and vote before sending our troops into harm’s way. https://t.co/oah5xRqNp4”

Tim Kaine on Twitter: "This is a strong bipartisan message from the Senate that we will uphold our constitutional duty to deliberate and vote before sending our troops into harm’s way.… https://t.co/uhXRTlhXxE"

“I strongly support today’s bipartisan Senate War Powers resolution restraining the president from going to war with Iran without Congress’ approval. We owe our service members careful deliberation before we send them to war—thank you @timkaine for your leadership.”

Pete Buttigieg on Twitter: "I strongly support today’s bipartisan Senate War Powers resolution restraining the president from going to war with Iran without Congress’ approval. We owe our service members careful deliberation before we send them to war—thank you @timkaine for your leadership."

War Powers Resolution - Wikipedia

The list of Senate Republicans who voted Wednesday to consider legislation restricting President Donald Trump’s ability to launch military action against Iran isn’t long, but it’s actually pretty diverse.The list of Senate Republicans who voted Wednesday to consider legislation restricting President Donald Trump’s ability to launch military action against Iran isn’t long, but it’s actually pretty diverse.

Grace Notes: In rare move, Bill Cassidy votes against Donald Trump's wishes on Iran | Columnist Stephanie Grace | nola.com

(Bloomberg) -- The Senate voted to restrict President Donald Trump’s ability to take military action against Iran, with eight Republicans joining Democrats to approve a measure that would require express congressional approval before a strike.The resolution, introduced by Democratic Senator Tim Kaine(Bloomberg) -- The Senate voted to restrict President Donald Trump’s ability to take military action against Iran, with eight Republicans joining Democrats to approve a measure that would require express congressional approval before a strike.The resolution, introduced by Democratic Senator Tim Kaine

Senate Votes to Curb Trump’s War Powers Over Soleimani Strike

“War is the most solemn responsibility we have, and it cannot be outsourced to anyone,” Tim Kaine says.

Senate votes to limit Trump’s military authority against Iran - POLITICO

On Iran, Congress is stepping in only to ratify the status quo, and it expects to be praised for its bravery.After years of neglecting its constitutional prerogatives on matters related to national security and defense, Congress is showing some vital signs again. That would be a development worth celebr...

Congress’s War Powers Resolution on Iran Is an Act of Cynicism

Senate Armed Services Committee member Tom Cotton, R-Ark., criticized a measure liming President Trump's authority to order military action against Iran that passed the Senate in a bipartisan vote Thursday.Senate Armed Services Committee member Tom Cotton, R-Ark., criticized a measure liming President Trump's authority to order military action against Iran that passed the Senate in a bipartisan vote Thursday.

Eight Republicans join Senate Democrats in voting to limit the President’s authority as Commander in Chief.Eight Republicans join Senate Democrats in voting to limit the President’s authority as Commander in Chief.

War Powers Irresolution - WSJ

‘It is not about defying President Trump,’ Lee said. The president had urged senators to vote against the Iran War Powers resolution.‘It is not about defying President Trump,’ Lee said. The president had urged senators to vote against the Iran War Powers resolution.

Sen. Mike Lee votes to limit war with Iran despite Trump’s opposition - Deseret News

The U.S. Senate passed a resolution Thursday to limit President Donald Trump's authority to take military action against Iran.The U.S. Senate passed a resolution Thursday to limit President Donald Trump's authority to take military action against Iran.

Senate passes measure curbing Trump's war powers - UPI.com

Eight Republicans join the vote, but that's not enough to overrule a likely veto.Eight Republicans join the vote, but that's not enough to overrule a likely veto.

Senate Passes Bill Stopping Further Military Action Against Iran Without Approval – Reason.com