The Senate is ready to vote on a war-related proposal that has prevented President Trump from hostile to Iran without congressional approval, a move that has received bipartisan support but is not enough to reverse a certain veto from the White House.
The proposal, promoted by Democratic Senator Tim Caine, directed the US armed forces to withdraw from the hostilities against Iran within 30 days, despite not being approved by Congress. It is expected to be approved by the House, which passed a similar proposal last month, but is expected to veto the president.
Eight Republicans joined the Democrats in approving a procedural vote to bring the full vote to the Senate floor: Lamar Alexander, Bill Cassidy, Susan Collins, Mike Lee, Jerry Moran, Lisa Markowski, Rand Paul and Todd Young. These Republicans are expected to support the proposal today.
Mr Trump has denied the move in one Shriek On Wednesday.
“It is very important for the security of our country that the United States Senate does not vote for the resolution of the war in Iran. We are doing very well with Iran and this is not the time to show weakness. Referring to the recent strike by Qasim Solaimani, the Iranian military leader Said Tan. “If I had my hands tied, it would be a field day in Iran. A very bad signal. The Democrats are just doing it as an attempt to embarrass the Republican Party. Don’t let this happen!”
Democrats and Republicans raised concerns that Mr Trump ordered a strike on Solaimani without congressional approval, leading Iraq to retaliate by targeting American bases in Iraq, where dozens of American troops were wounded. Iran also mistakenly pushed down a Ukrainian passenger plane, killing about 200 people.
In January, the House, Related to the 9th power resolution to limit its authority to strike Iran without congressional approval. The resolution passed from 225 to 5 votes and now goes to the Senate. Eight Democrats joined Republicans to oppose the resolution, and three were in favor of Republicans.
The move taken at the meeting is known as the “concurrent resolution,” meaning it requires approval by both Congressmen and does not go to the President for his signature. Cain’s measure is a “joint resolution,” which means it requires Mr Trump’s signature, but it will also be mandatory.