Trump says passing ‘war powers resolution’ would send bad signal to Iran

Trump says passing ‘war powers resolution’ would send bad signal to Iran
The launch this week of a new short-range ballistic missile by Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corp. (AFP)
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Updated 13 February 2020

Trump says passing ‘war powers resolution’ would send bad signal to Iran

Trump says passing ‘war powers resolution’ would send bad signal to Iran

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump on Wednesday warned the Senate against adopting a resolution that would curb his ability to wage war against Iran, saying it would send "a very bad signal" and allow Tehran to act with impunity.
"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," Trump, tweeted.
Democrats last month said they had the votes in the Republican-controlled chamber to approve the measure, which would require the president to seek congressional authorization for military action against Iran.