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

President TrumpDonald John TrumpSessions accepts 'Fox News Sunday' invitation to debate, Tuberville declines Priest among those police cleared from St. John's Church patio for Trump visit Trump criticizes CNN on split-screen audio of Rose Garden address, protesters clashing with police 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 PelosiTrump praises 'domination' of DC protesters Pelosi, Schumer say treatment of protesters outside White House 'dishonors every value that faith teaches us' Democrats call for Congress to take action following death of George Floyd 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 PaulDemocratic senator to offer amendment halting 'military weaponry' given to police Second senator tests positive for coronavirus antibodies Senate Democrats pump brakes on new stimulus checks MORE (R-Ky.) and Mike LeeMichael (Mike) Shumway LeeHillicon Valley: Facebook employees speak up against content decisions | Trump's social media executive order on weak legal ground | Order divides conservatives The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Trump tweets as tensions escalate across US GOP deeply divided over Trump's social media crackdown 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.