Daniel Flatley

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House votes to curb Trump's power to strike Iran without Congress OK

World / Politics Jan 10, 2020

House votes to curb Trump's power to strike Iran without Congress OK

The U.S. House of Representatives voted Thursday to limit President Donald Trump's authority to strike Iran, a mostly symbolic move Democrats say defends Congress's constitutional powers but Republicans say endangers national security. The resolution was adopted on a 224-194 vote, as tensions in the Middle ...

Trump asked about Ukraine aid before July Zelenskiy call

World / Crime & Legal Dec 23, 2019

Trump asked about Ukraine aid before July Zelenskiy call

New documents show President Donald Trump asked about U.S. military aid to Ukraine a month before the call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy that went on to trigger an impeachment investigation. The heavily redacted emails, obtained under a freedom of information request by the Center ...