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Politics These Democrats voted no on the War Powers resolution

15:25  10 january  2020
15:25  10 january  2020 Source:   cnn.com

These Republicans voted yes on the War Powers resolution

  These Republicans voted yes on the War Powers resolution The House of Representatives on Thursday approved the Iran War Powers resolution -- an effort to restrain President Donald Trump's ability to use military action against Iran without congressional approval -- with the support of three Republicans on Thursday. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.getMedianetNativeAds(true); }); Republicans Reps. Matt Gaetz and Francis Rooney of Florida as well as Rep. Thomas Massie of Kentucky all crossed party lines to vote in favor of the resolution.

(CNN) Eight Democrats broke with their party on Thursday to vote against the Iran War Powers resolution -- an effort to restrain President Donald Trump's ability to use military action against Iran without congressional approval -- that passed the House of Representatives. Democratic Reps.

The House on Thursday approved a War Powers resolution Democrats said would limit President Donald Trump's ability to take military action against Iran but Republicans claimed was "meaningless" and would undermine his authority as commander in chief. As Democrats looked to reassert the.

Eight Democrats broke with their party on Thursday to vote against the Iran War Powers resolution — an effort to restrain President Donald Trump's ability to use military action against Iran without congressional approval — that passed the House of Representatives.

Rep. Kendra Horn, an Oklahoma Democrat, voted against the War Powers resolution.,© CNN

Rep. Kendra Horn, an Oklahoma Democrat, voted against the War Powers resolution.

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Democratic Reps. Ben McAdams of Utah, Joe Cunningham of South Carolina, Elaine Luria of Virginia, Kendra Horn of Oklahoma, Stephanie Murphy of Florida, Josh Gottheimer of New Jersey, and Max Rose and Anthony Brindisi of New York all opposed the resolution.

Schumer: Senate must vote on resolution limiting Trump on Iran

  Schumer: Senate must vote on resolution limiting Trump on Iran Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) said on Monday that the chamber will have to vote on a resolution limiting President Trump's ability to take military action against Iran. Schumer, speaking from the Senate floor, noted that Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) had introduced a war powers resolution that would require Trump to withdraw U.S. troops from hostilities against Iran within 30 days without congressional sign off."That resolution willSchumer, speaking from the Senate floor, noted that Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) had introduced a war powers resolution that would require Trump to withdraw U.S. troops from hostilities against Iran within 30 days without congressional sign off.

The Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Iraq Resolution of 2002, informally known as the Iraq Resolution , is a joint resolution passed by the United States Congress in October 2002 as Public Law No. 107-243

yet for voting on a war powers resolution that would limit President Donald Trump's actions Lawmakers are seeking to put a check on Trump's power after he failed to inform Congress in result of reliance on the information including data, quotes, charts and buy/sell signals contained within this

The measure, which passed by a nearly party line vote of 224-194 on Thursday evening, will next go to the Senate.

The structure of the House resolution is unique, however, calling into question whether it is actually legally binding. It was introduced as a concurrent resolution, a type of resolution often used for "sense of Congress" bills. They don't go to the President for a signature, and they aren't legally binding.

But House Democrats are arguing that concurrent resolutions under the War Powers Act are a special case, and they are legally binding. Republicans, however, say the resolution is not binding.

Rep. Elissa Slotkin of Michigan, a former CIA analyst and freshman Democrat, is the sponsor of the resolution, which calls on the President "to terminate the use of United States Armed Forces to engage in hostilities in or against Iran" unless Congress declares war or enacts "specific statutory authorization" for the use of armed forces.

Three Republicans broke with their party to support the resolution: Reps. Matt Gaetz and Francis Rooney of Florida as well as Rep. Thomas Massie of Kentucky.

GOP support for constraining Trump on Iran fades in wake of Soleimani killing .
Democrats’ efforts to check the president’s war powers are shaping up to be mostly partisan.

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