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Justin Amash needs congressional approval for all “offensive military action” against Iran

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The Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations, Danny Danon, says the United States and other countries must continue the economic sanctions against Iran.

Rep. Justin Amash, R-Mich., to find Democrats joined Friday in calling on the President trump congressional approval for military action against Iran.

His comments came after the President called for a military strike against Iran-a crime operation, the Amash indicated the congressional review through should. “Glad the President pulled back from striking Iran, but still waiting for the administration to take its case to Congress,” he tweeted on Friday.

“Offensive military action requires the consent of the Congress, and we can not judge the situation without more information. As soon as the strikes begin, the administration cannot guarantee that things get out of control. We must do everything possible to prevent another reckless war.”

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His comments came as Democrats such as house speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., stressed the need to search for Trump the consent of the Congress.

Several democratic senators, including 2020 hopeful Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., to restrict signed a bill trump search, the ability to attack Iran. The bill, sponsored by Sen. Tom Udall, D-N. M., cited, in particular, the Constitution and the war Powers Act — a 1973 law establishing the conditions for the President to enter into military conflict.

Amash’s office also pointed to the Constitution and the Links open in favour of the possibility of legislation restricting the President’s actions.

“The Constitution requires the President to obtain congressional approval for offensive military action against Iran,” chief of staff of the poppy Nelson said in an E-Mail to Fox News. “We have not yet excluded other possible legislative measures to remedy the situation, but we are still evaluating the situation.”

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Although the Constitution, the war powers clause refers to the ability to declare war to the Congress-presidents have in the past engaged in foreign conflicts without a Declaration of war or getting approval from Congress.

After the attacks on Sept. 11, Congress granted Ex-President George W. Bush broad authority-too much, in some critics opinion, the continuation of the military action. House Democrats expressly repealed, to clarify the law on Wednesday in an apparent attempt to Outdo their opposition to unilateral force against Iran.

As tensions increased with Iran, has made the administration clear that it is force, if necessary against the regime of aggression. Trump, on Wednesday, defended his decision to pull out of the Iran nuclear deal, a step that some of the blame for the provocations in the Middle East.

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In another tweet, he indicated that he was arguing was reluctant to, but would if necessary.

“I’m not in a hurry, our military is built up again to go brand new and ready to be the best in the world, with a distance,” he tweeted. “Sanctions are biting & more added last night. Iran will NEVER have nuclear weapons, not against the United States, and not against the WORLD!”

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