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Trump defends Soleimani ["]killing["] in formal notice to Congress, warns Iran against retaliation
As Trump tweeted his own threat, his administration submitted a document required under the War Powers Act of 1973 [§ 1543; § 1544. Congressional action], which requires formal notification to Congress within 48 hours of ["]military-style["] action.  

Three government officials confirmed that the notice was delivered late Saturday, speaking on condition of anonymity because the still-secret document is classified. A senior Democratic aide told USA TODAY it was unclear if the White House would release an unclassified version.

Kicking a Gift Horse in the Teeth, Aug 2019

by Cat on Sun Jan 5th, 2020 at 03:55:19 AM EST

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