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Today, I voted to pass H.Con.Res.83, a war powers resolution demanding the end of military action against Iran without Congressional authorization.

The authority to use military force has always been the responsibility of Congress, not one individual. I take that responsibility very seriously, and that's why I voted today to approve S.J.Res 68, the war powers resolution'>Iran War Powers Resolution. MORE:

I’m proud to cosponsor Sen. Kaine’s War Powers Resolution & pleased the Senate voted to advance it today. This res is an important step in preserving Congress’ constitutional role in matters of nat’l security & makes clear to Trump Admin it can’t drag America into war w/ Iran.

The motion to table the Sullivan amendment #1319  (to amend the rule of construction) to S.J.Res.68, the Iran War Powers resolution, was agreed to by a vote of 51-49.

The motion to table the Rubio amendment #1320  (to amend the findings) to S.J.Res.68, the Iran War Powers resolution, was agreed to by a vote of 54-46.

The Risch amendment #1314  (to amend the findings) to S.J.Res.68, the Iran War Powers resolution, was agreed to by a vote of 93-7.

The motion to table the Cotton amendment #1305  (exempting operations directed at designated terrorist organizations) to S.J.Res.68, the Iran War Powers resolution, was agreed to by a vote of 54-46.

The @SenJackReed  amendment #1322  (to amend the findings) to S.J.Res.68, the Iran War Powers resolution, was agreed to by a vote of 99-0.

The Cruz amendment #1301  (to amend the findings) to S.J.Res.68, the Iran War Powers resolution, was agreed to by a vote of 64-34.

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The CPC has endorsed 2 bills to prevent war with Iran. 1st, from @RepRoKhanna , prohibits any funding for offensive military force in Iran. The 2nd, from @RepBarbaraLee , repeals the 02 Iraq AUMF. We've urged leadership for a vote on these bills alongside a strong War Powers Res.

From colleague Mike Emanuel. GOP sources note that Demwar powers resolution is “toothless.” Is a “H.Con.Res.” Not a joint resolution. Cannot become law

That @POTUS  doesn’t need congressional approval to repel attacks isn’t my “position” its in constitution And even War Powers Res (which is unconstitutional) recognizes President doesn’t need congressional authorization to respond to attack on armed forces

Trump vetoes Yemen/war powers measure which would get US out of involvement in Yemen civil war, via Saudi Arabia. Is Trump's second veto. Tells Congress. "For these reasons, it is my duty to return S.J. Res. 7 to the Senate without my approval." They lack the 2/3 vote to override

BREAKING: For the first time, Congress has sent a resolution invoking the War Powers Act to the President's desk. House just passed S.J.Res. 7, legislation to end US support for the Saudi-led coalition fighting in #Yemen .

I'm on the Senate floor now urging my colleagues to support SJ Res 7, our War Powers Resolution to end US involvement in the war in Yemen. 85,000 children have died. The country is in the midst of a cholera epidemic. Today we have a chance to end our support for this nightmare.

Text of Pres Obama's letter under War Powers Res. on new US military activity in Iraq.

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Breaking: Obama sends War Powers Res letter to Congress, informing them 275 U.S. military personnel deployed to protect Embassy Baghdad

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