House will vote on war powers resolution Thursday

Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced that the House will vote Thursday on a resolution limiting President Trump’s military action with Iran.

The measure is in response to Trump’s decision to kill Iranian Quds Force commander Qassem Soleimani, which Democrats believe was unjustified and some have labeled an assassination.

“Last week, the Trump Administration conducted a provocative and disproportionate military airstrike targeting high-level Iranian military officials,” Pelosi said in a statement Wednesday. “The Administration took this action without consulting Congress. This action endangered our servicemembers, diplomats and others by risking a serious escalation of tensions with Iran. Since then, the President has made
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