The Senate voted 55-45 Thursday to limit President Trump's ability to pursue military action against Iran without approval from Congress. Eight Republicans joined every Democrat to approve the measure, proposed by Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.). The vote, while a rebuke to Trump, would not be enough to override Trump's expected veto. "Miracles happen," Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) said after the vote. "Maybe President Trump will come to his senses and not veto this." Trump had urged Republicans not to approve the bill, so as not "to show weakness" to Iran. Kaine's resolution was a response to Trump's continued brinksmanship with Iran following his strike on a top Iranian general, Qassem Soleimani.
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