The President of the United States, Donald Trump, vetoed the resolution this Wednesday, which would limit his ability to use military force in Iran without Congress approval.
For Trump, the resolution passed by the House of Representatives in January and the Senate in February after the bombing of Iranian General Qasem Soleimani is “offensive” and “part of a strategy” for Democrats to win the presidential election. , scheduled for November 3, as stated in a statement.
He also added that “it is based on misunderstandings of the facts and the law”. “Unlike the resolution, the United States does not commit to using violence in Iran,” said the President.
In this context, he referred to “decisive measures” to launch the attack on Soleimani in the Iraqi capital Baghdad. “Iran responded to our armed forces deployed in Iraq with a series of rocket attacks. No one died in the attack,” he said, confirming that “the attack on Soleimani has been fully approved by law, including the approval of the 2002 resolution on the use of force against Iraq and Article 2 of the Constitution. “