For Immediate Release
Congresswoman Barbara Lee Slams Trump’s War Powers Veto, Urges the Senate to Override
WASHINGTON - Today, Congresswoman Barbara Lee released the following statement after President Trump vetoed S.J.Res. 68, a bipartisan War Powers Resolution to curb his military authority against Iran.
“Since day one, Trump and his administration have fanned the flames of war with Iran. This veto is the latest in a long line of provocations that needlessly raise the risk of war.
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“It’s extremely disappointing – yet completely unsurprising – that Trump decided to ignore the bipartisan consensus in Congress and continue his aggression towards Iran. I urge my colleagues in the Senate to stand up to the President and override this veto so we can stop our endless wars.”
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Congresswoman Barbara Lee, a Democrat, represents the 13th District in California.