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    The killing of Qassem Soleimani may have been justified – but was it legal? Was it Constitutional? Without the approval of Congress and with no real strategy regarding Iran, Trump ordered an assassination. He "tossed a stick of dynamite into a tinderbox," as Joe Biden put it.

    Opinion: Iran conflict confirms Trump is who Democrats think he is

    https://www.cnn.com/2020/01/05/opini...zer/index.html

    Iran to cut commitments to 2015 nuclear deal
    The country will continue uranium enrichment with no limits, abandoning restrictions set in 2015, officials say.

    https://www.cnn.com/middleeast/live-...intl-01-05-20/

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    The backlash continues. The strike that killed Qassem Soleimani also killed an Iraqi militia leader and Iraq's Parliament now wants all US troops to leave the country. Iran's information minister calls Trump "a terrorist in a suit."

    Iraq calls for foreign troops to leave after US killing of Iranian commander

    https://www.reuters.com/article/us-i...-idUSKBN1Z409A

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    In 2017, Trump supported a United Nations Security Council resolution condemning "the unlawful destruction of cultural heritage, including the destruction of religious sites and artifacts." In 2020, Trump is threatening Iran with the unlawful destruction of cultural heritage, including the destruction of religious sites and artifacts. Of course Trump is above the law. What does he care?

    Trump's threatened attack on Iranian cultural sites could be a war crime if carried out

    https://www.cnn.com/2020/01/05/world...ime/index.html

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    "Look, I'm going to launch drone strikes on Iran, okay? I can do that without Congressional approval. I don't even have to tell Congress about my plans, okay? I'm all-powerful and I'm above the law. If Thomas Hamilton and Alexander Jefferson, those two guys who wrote the Constellation, were alive today, I would have their support, 100%. Maybe even higher."

    Flouting War Powers Act, Trump claims his tweets are sufficient notice to Congress that US may strike Iran

    https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/polit...ran/ar-BBYDEYs

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    Soleimani was one of the military leaders helping in the fight against ISIS – and Trump ordered him killed. Soleimani's death coupled with Iraq's ouster of United States troops pretty much guarantees a resurgence of ISIS in the Middle East. In video posted on Twitter, an Iranian eulogist is offering $80 million to whomever assassinates "yellow-haired lunatic" Donald Trump. Can somebody wake me when World War III breaks out?

    Opinion: Trump's decision to kill Iranian General Soleimani was a mistake that will make Americans and the world less safe

    https://www.businessinsider.com/trum...mistake-2020-1

    Speaker at Soleimani's funeral procession puts $80 million bounty on Trump

    https://www.aol.com/article/news/202...rump/23894872/

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    Connecticut Senator Chris Murphy asked on Twitter, "Did America just assassinate, without any Congressional authorization, the second most powerful person in Iran, knowingly setting off a potential massive regional war?" The answer, Senator, is "yes." We have a deranged, erratic, unstable, unpredictable, power-mad President who believes he is above the law and does whatever he wants, from praising dictators, abandoning our allies and ordering assassinations to refusing to comply with subpoenas, imposing tariffs that hurt Americans and undoing clean-air and clean-water regulations. The world is much more dangerous because of Emperor Trump.

    Growing doubts on legality of US strike that killed Iranian general
    Some experts are skeptical that the White House's justification for the strike on Soleimani meets the standard of a 'targeted killing.'

    https://www.cnn.com/2020/01/06/middl...ntl/index.html

    The US spent trillions trying to remake the Middle East. Trump's strike may have undone it all.

    https://www.cnn.com/2020/01/06/world...ntl/index.html

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    Congressional Republicans have no shame, no decency, no morals and no ethics. It shouldn't surprise anyone that they support a President who also has no shame, no decency, no morals and no ethics.

    GOP Congressman tweets fake photo of Obama with Iran's President

    https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/polit...ent/ar-BBYG7iO

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    Iranians have vowed to avenge the assassination of Qassem Soleimani. We need to take their threats seriously. Their vengeance is beginning.

    10 rockets hit airbase in Iraq where US troops are located

    https://www.cnn.com/2020/01/07/polit...raq/index.html

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    For more than seven years, Hunter spent campaign funds on vacations and extramarital affairs with five women. He's a Republican. Of course he is.

    Representative Duncan Hunter to resign fron Congress after pleading guilty to misusing campaign funds

    https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/polit...lea/ar-BBYIujm

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    In November 2011, Donald Trump accused President Obama of plotting an attack on Iran in order to boost his chance of re-election in 2012. On January 5, 2020, Trump sent out an e-mail titled "Another dead terrorist." Trump bragged that he's supporting our military and "putting America first." Actually, Trump puts himself first. He always has and he always will. In the email, Trump used his assassination of Qassem Soleimani as a pitch for campaign donations. Yes, Trump plotted an attack on Iran in order to boost his chance of re-election in 2020. Trump would gladly launch World War III if he thought doing so would guarantee his re-election. He is a dangerous, deranged lunatic who is totally unfit to serve as President.

    US forces on high alert for possible Iranian drone attacks; intelligence shows Iran moving military equipment

    https://www.cnn.com/2020/01/07/polit...cks/index.html

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