The US Senate limited war power of President Trump to block military action against Iran without Congress permission.
The US Senate has passed a resolution prohibiting military action against Iran without Congress permission.
The Senate has barred the US President Donald Trump from carrying out any military action against Iran.
US Senate passed a resolution limiting Trump’s war powers in the case of Iran https://t.co/yLqEFhtNBK
— RT (@RT_com) February 13, 2020
The Senate voted 55 in favour of the resolution and 45 in the opposition, while 8 Republican senators also voted in favour of the resolution.
BREAKING: The US Senate just voted 55-45 to limit Trump’s military authority against Iran. Great. Now limit Trump’s military authority against every other country in the world.
— Scott Dworkin (@funder) February 13, 2020
According to the resolution, the US president will have to get approval from Congress for any military action in the war against Iran, and the US troops involved in the offensive will be called back.
US President has told the Senate not to approve any resolution of restricting his authority.
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 (@realDonaldTrump) February 12, 2020
President Trump said in one of his tweets, “ The ratification of the resolution would be a very bad signal to Iran and Iran would continue to act without exception.
The US president said, “It is important for the security of our country that the US Senate should not vote in favour of a resolution on Iran war powers, we are doing very well with Iran, it is not time to show weakness.”