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House Approves Measure To Restrain Trump's Military Action Against Iran

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Reigniting a debate over who has the power to declare war, the Democratic-controlled House on Thursday approved a resolution asserting that President Trump must seek approval from Congress before engaging in further military action against Iran.


A bipartisan majority in the Senate voted to limit the president's powers to take military action against Iran. The move is largely symbolic, with the president threatening to veto the measure. CBS News' Katherine Johnson reports.
A bipartisan Senate majority voted to pass a resolution Thursday limiting President Donald Trump from ordering future strikes against Iran without first seeking Congress' explicit permission. (Feb. 13)
Senate passes a bipartisan war powers resolution restricting President Trump's authority to launch military operations against Iran; insight from Utah Senator Mike Lee, Republican member of the Senate Judiciary Committee. #FoxNews

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President Trump would have to seek congressional approval to take nondefensive military action against Iran.

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