Day: January 9, 2020

House Democrats passes measure constraining Trump’s war powers against Iran

The House on Thursday endorsed a War Forces goals Democrats said would constrain President Donald Trump’s capacity to make military move against Iran yet Republicans asserted was “good for nothing” and would undermine his power as president. As Democrats hoped to reassert the established force offered Congress to approve war, the non-restricting measure went along for the most part partisan loyalties, 224-194, with eight Democrats parting from Pelosi – albeit three Republicans crossed the walkwayContinue reading

‘Almost certain’ Iran killed Ukrainian aircraft: US official

It’s “highly likely” the Ukrainian passenger plane that crashed Wednesday morning in Iran, killing all 176 on board, was shot down by Iran, a U.S. official said. The crash was just hours after Iran had launched more than 20 missiles at U.S. military facilities in Iraq, which fueled speculation the plane might have been shot down inadvertently by the Iranian military. Those missiles were fired at U.S. military sites in Iraq in retaliation for aContinue reading