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Congressman Matt Gaetz (R-FL) is perhaps President Donald Trump's most devout ally in the House of Representatives.

On Trump's behalf, Gaetz has badgered and intimidated witnesses, he's stormed secure briefings, and railed against Democratic leadership.

But people were surprised with Gaetz's actions on Thursday as the House voted on a War Powers resolution limiting Trump's ability to escalate tensions with Iran even further than he has in the past week.

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It's been a little over six months since Sarah Huckabee Sanders amiably left her post as President Donald Trump's White House Press Secretary, but that hardly means she's stopped misleading the American people in defense of the President.

But instead of doing it on the taxpayers' dime, she's defending her old boss on his favorite network, Fox News.

The claims she makes, however, are just as outrageous as those she used to spout from the podium.

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Senator Mike Lee (R-UT), a co-chairman of President Donald Trump's Utah Reelection Board, took the rare step of dissenting against the Trump administration after a Senate briefing on the merits of Trump's drone strike that killed top Iranian military official, Qasem Soleimani.

The briefing came just one day after Iran deployed retaliatory strikes on two Iraqi military bases where U.S. troops are stationed.

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The Washington Post

On Tuesday night, Iran launched over a dozen ballistic missiles on Iraqi military bases where U.S. troops were stationed. The attack was in retaliation to President Donald Trump's order of an air strike that killed Iran's top military official, Qasem Soleimani, as Soleimani visited Iraq.

Trump tweeted that "all [was] well!" later that evening and addressed the nation on Wednesday morning.

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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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President Donald Trump's decision to launch an air strike killing top Iranian General Qasem Soleimani has already brought the United States to the brink of yet another war in the Middle East.

With tensions between the two countries skyrocketing overnight after Trump's actions, Iran vowed to take harsh revenge against the United States.

Trump countered that with a Twitter thread threatening to destroy Iranian cultural sites—a war crime which would likely result in the deaths of numerous civilians.

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After days of escalating tensions in Iran, the United States confirmed it was behind the air strike that killed top Iranian leader Major General Qassim Suleimani, who led the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps.

The attack, authorized by President Donald Trump, hit Baghdad International Airport and marks a shocking escalation in the souring relations between the United States and Iran.

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