Democrats: Congressional Approval Is Needed Before Attacking Iran

HeadlineJun 21, 2019

On Capitol Hill, Democratic lawmakers insisted President Trump must get congressional approval before taking any military action. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer spoke to the press after meeting with President Trump.

Sen. Chuck Schumer: “I told the president that these conflicts have a way of escalating. The president may not intend to go to war here, but we’re worried that he and the administration may bumble into a war. We told the room that the Democratic position is that congressional approval must be required before funding any conflict in Iran.”

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