Trump urges Republicans to vote against war powers resolution: 'Just another Democrat fraud'

President TrumpDonald John TrumpCNN's Don Lemon explains handling of segment after Trump criticism NPR reporter after Pompeo clash: Journalists don't interview government officials to score 'political points' Lawyer says Parnas can't attend Senate trial due to ankle bracelet MORE is urging Republicans to vote against the war powers resolution scheduled for a vote in the House on Thursday.

The president in an early morning tweet labeled the proposal as “Crazy Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiDemocrats offer mixed reactions to Trump's Mideast peace plan James Taylor to perform at awards ceremony for Ruth Bader Ginsburg this week Trump offers two-state peace plan for Israeli-Palestinian conflict amid skepticism MORE’s War Powers Resolution."

In his post, he also mentioned the "Impeachment Hoax," and reminded his followers that Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) hasn’t sent the House-passed impeachment articles against him to the Senate. 


“Just another Democrat fraud,” he said. “Presidential Harassment!”

Pelosi announced Wednesday that the House will vote Thursday on a resolution to limit the president’s ability to authorize military action in Iran without congressional consent. The Speaker’s statement came after Trump approved of a U.S. strike in Iraq without congressional approval that killed Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani.


Iran has responded to the killing by threatening retaliation and took responsibility for missile attacks on Iraqi bases housing U.S. military personnel on Wednesday. 

Some GOP lawmakers, including Sens. Rand PaulRandal (Rand) Howard PaulTrump allies throw jabs at Bolton over book's claims Overnight Defense: White House threatens to veto House Iran bills | Dems 'frustrated' after Iran briefing | Lawmakers warn US, UK intel sharing at risk after Huawei decision Foreign Relations Democrats 'deeply frustrated' after Iran briefing MORE (R-Ky.) and Mike LeeMichael (Mike) Shumway LeeThe self-fulfilling Iran prophecy No patriotic poll bump for Trump, but Soleimani strike may still help him politically Senators are politicians, not jurors — they should act like it MORE (R-Utah), have criticized the president’s move after what they called an “insulting” briefing from administration officials. The senators said the officials told them that supporting the war powers resolution would “embolden Iran.”

The House passed two articles of impeachment last month, but the Senate is waiting for Pelosi to transfer them to the upper chamber to start a trial. She has said she is withholding them until she gets clarity on how the Senate trial will be run.