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US-Iran tensions: What war powers does Trump have?

House Democrats are preparing a vote on a War Powers Resolution to try to limit Trump's actions in Iran.

Washington, DC – Tensions between the United States and Iran heightened significantly a week ago after US President Donald Trump requested the slaughtering of top Iranian officer Qassem Soleimani in Iraq.

Iran vowed to fight back, and conveyed on Wednesday with rocket attacks against two Iraqi bases lodging US troops.

Trump had recently taken steps to “completely strike back” if Iran assaulted any US resident or site having a place with the US. He has not openly remarked on Wednesday’s attacks, yet a White House representative said he was counseling with his national security group.

Iranian monitors outside the United Nations office in Tehran hold photos of the late Iranian Major-General Qassem Soleimani during a dissent against his death with Iraqi volunteer army administrator Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, in an air assault at Baghdad air terminal [West Asia News Agency/Nazanin Tabatabaee/Reuters]

The Trump organization has shielded murdering Soleimani, guaranteeing the Iranian leader was arranging a “fast approaching” assault on US powers in Iraq.

by our Correspondent

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