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(Worthy News) - The White House fulfilled its duties under the War Powers Act by sending Congress a notification of the airstrike that killed top Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani.
The Trump administration reportedly notified lawmakers on Saturday; however, all of the contents were classified as it likely contained details on the intelligence that led to the strike. It's unclear if the White House will send a separate, unclassified document that can be publicized.
The move marks the White House's compliance with the 1973 War Powers Act, which requires the president to notify Congress of the "circumstances necessitating the introduction of United States Armed Forces" within 48 hours. The Pentagon announced Soleimani's death by a U.S. airstrike on Thursday.
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