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MSNBC 9 Jan 2020

House Passes Measure Seeking To Limit Trump's Military Actions Against Iran

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The House adopted a war powers resolution Thursday with the aim of limiting President Donald Trump's military actions against Iran. Aired on 01/09/20.


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.
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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The Senate has voted to approve a resolution that will limit President Trump's ability to declare war on Iran with bipartisan support. NBC News' Leigh Ann Caldwell reports from Capitol Hill. Aired on 02/13/20.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Thursday announced sweeping measures to try to limit the spread of the coronavirus.

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WAY. LET’S PLAY "HARDBALL."
LET’S PLAY "HARDBALL." >>> GOOD EVENING, I’M CHRIS
>>> GOOD EVENING, I’M CHRIS MATTHEWS FROM WASHINGTON.
MATTHEWS FROM WASHINGTON. THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES VOTED TO AGREE WITH THAT OLD
VOTED TO AGREE WITH THAT OLD WILLIE NELSON SONG, IT’S NOT
WILLIE NELSON SONG, IT’S NOT SUPPOSED TO BE THAT WAY.
SUPPOSED TO BE THAT WAY. WITHIN THE PAST HOUR THE HOUSE
WITHIN THE PAST HOUR THE HOUSE SENT A MESSAGE TO THE PRESIDENT,
SENT A MESSAGE TO THE PRESIDENT, HE CAN’T DO ANYTHING HE WANTS
HE CAN’T DO ANYTHING HE WANTS WHENEVER HE WANTS.
WHENEVER HE WANTS. THE HOUSE PASSED A NONBINDING
THE HOUSE PASSED A NONBINDING RESOLUTION LARGELY ALONG PARTY
RESOLUTION LARGELY ALONG PARTY LINES THAT ASSERTS THAT
LINES THAT ASSERTS THAT PRESIDENT TRUMP DOES NOT HAVE
PRESIDENT TRUMP DOES NOT HAVE THE UNCHECKED AUTHORITY TO TAKE
THE UNCHECKED AUTHORITY TO TAKE MILITARY ACTION.
MILITARY ACTION. THIS COMES AS THE TRUMP
THIS COMES AS THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION HAS ARGUED THAT
ADMINISTRATION HAS ARGUED THAT THE PRESIDENT HAS THE LEGAL
THE PRESIDENT HAS THE LEGAL AUTHORITY TO ORDER EVEN THE
AUTHORITY TO ORDER EVEN THE ASSASSINATION OF A TOP IRANIAN
ASSASSINATION OF A TOP IRANIAN OFFICIAL, GENERAL SOLEIMANI.
OFFICIAL, GENERAL SOLEIMANI. SHORTLY AFTER THE DEBATE THIS
SHORTLY AFTER THE DEBATE THIS AFTERNOON, SPEAKER PELOSI CALLED
AFTERNOON, SPEAKER PELOSI CALLED THE ADMINISTRATION’S POSITION
THE ADMINISTRATION’S POSITION DISMISSIVE OF CONGRESS’
DISMISSIVE OF CONGRESS’ CONSTITUTIONAL AUTHORITY TO
CONSTITUTIONAL AUTHORITY TO DECLARE WAR.
DECLARE WAR. >> IT WAS DISDAINFUL IN TERMS OF
>> IT WAS DISDAINFUL IN TERMS OF NOT CONSULTING WITH CONGRESS,
NOT CONSULTING WITH CONGRESS, DISMISSIVE AND THE CAVALIER
DISMISSIVE AND THE CAVALIER ATTITUDE OF THIS ADMINISTRATION,
ATTITUDE OF THIS ADMINISTRATION, IT’S STUNNING.
IT’S STUNNING. WE HAVE NO ILLUSIONS ABOUT IRAN.
WE HAVE NO ILLUSIONS ABOUT IRAN. NO ILLUSIONS ABOUT SOLEIMANI.
NO ILLUSIONS ABOUT SOLEIMANI. HE WAS A TERRIBLE PERSON.
HE WAS A TERRIBLE PERSON. DID BAD THINGS, BUT IT’S NOT
DID BAD THINGS, BUT IT’S NOT ABOUT HOW BAD THEY ARE, IT’S
ABOUT HOW BAD THEY ARE, IT’S ABOUT HOW GOOD WE ARE.
ABOUT HOW GOOD WE ARE. WE ALL WOULD DIE FOR OUR
WE ALL WOULD DIE FOR OUR COUNTRY.
COUNTRY. WE TAKE PRIDE IN SAYING THAT.

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