House Approves Resolution to Limit President Trump’s Authority to Take Military Action Against Iran

By The Blaze. A congressional resolution to limit President Donald Trump’s authority to take military against Iran without Congress passed the House of Representatives on Thursday.

The measure passed with a vote of 224 to 194.

Three Republicans voted for the measure, while eight Democrats voted against it. Independent Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) also voted in favor.

The measure says that the president should end military action in Iran after 30 days if he does not receive congressional approval.

Trump tweeted Thursday morning that he wanted all Republicans to vote against the measure.

“Hope that all House Republicans will vote against Crazy Nancy Pelosi’s War Powers Resolution,” he tweeted. (Read more from “House Approves Resolution to Limit President Trump’s Authority to Take Military Action Against Iran” HERE)

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Eight Democrats Vote Against Curbing Trump War Powers in Iran

By Washington Examiner. A small pack of House Democrats voted against a nonbinding resolution to curb President Trump’s authority to use military force against Iran.

The measure, which directs Trump “pursuant to section 5(c) of the War Powers Resolution to terminate the use of United States Armed Forces to engage in hostilities in or against Iran,” passed in a 224-194 vote on Thursday. . .

Eight Democrats broke ranks and voted against it:

Josh Gottheimer of New Jersey
Kendra Horn of Oklahoma
Joe Cunningham of South Carolina
Elaine Luria of Virginia
Ben McAdams of Utah
Stephanie Murphy of Florida
Anthony Brindisi and Max Rose of New York

(Read more from “Eight Democrats Vote Against Curbing Trump War Powers in Iran” HERE)

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