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By Tim Leeds 

Tester backs resolution requiring congressional authorization of use of force in Iraq

Gianforte backs Trump regarding actions


January 8, 2020

Montana’s Democratic Sen. Jon Tester has joined a group telling President Donald Trump he has to have authorization from Congress before any hostilities with Iran.

The resolution Tester is backing requires any hostilities with Iran be explicitly authorized by a congressional declaration of war or specific authorization of use of military force, a release from Tester’s office said.

The resolution was introduced in the midst of heightened tensions in the Middle East, with Iran firing missiles Tuesday into military bases in Iraq where U.S. troops are housed in retaliation for the U.S. ki...

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