The President of the United States Donald trump vetoed adopted by the Congress resolution on the limitation of his powers to utilize the armed forces against Iran. About it reports a press-service of presidential administration of the United States of America.
“This permanent ban is not needed and dangerous. This will weaken the powers of the President in violation of the second article of the Constitution, and jeopardize the lives of American citizens and brave soldiers,” – said in a statement.
He added that the resolution came a few days after the elimination of the US military commander of the revolutionary guards Qassem Soleimani.
He explained that “it is wrong to treat the destruction Soleimani as an act committed without legal authority.” Trump said that these actions were made in response to Iranian aggression.
“The purpose of the strike was to protect U.S. personnel, to keep Iran from conducting or supporting further attacks against the forces and interests of the United States,” said trump.
The US President stressed that the resolution will prevent in a timely manner to resist the attacks and he refuses to sign the document, which undermines its ability to protect American citizens and soldiers, and returns it to the Senate without approval.