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By now, you've likely heard that President Donald Trump ordered an airstrike that killed Iran's highest ranking military official, Qasem Soleimani, in response to the death of an American contractor.

That attack begot a response from Iran late Tuesday night when over a dozen ballistic missiles were fired upon Iraqi military bases where U.S. troops are stationed. The number of casualties is yet to be known.

Even before Iran's retaliation, Democrats condemned Trump for the hastiness of his strike on Soleimani.

Trump didn't inform Congressional leadership of his plans and the attack came while Soleimani was visiting Iraq as a diplomat. The killing of Soleimani prompted Iraq's parliament to vote in favor of exiting the remaining U.S. troops in Iraq.

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