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Good start. Now let’s end the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, cut the defense budget, and take the power to declare war unilaterally away from the presidency and place it back in Congress where it belongs.

“Proponents of the Yemen resolution said America’s involvement in the war was unauthorized, unconstitutional and immoral. They argued that Congress has abdicated its responsibility for decades, fearing the responsibility that comes with sending American troops into harm’s way.”

In rebuke to Trump, Senate votes to halt US support for Saudi-led war in Yemen, names crown prince as responsible for Khashoggi death

Thursday’s vote marks the first time the Senate invoked Congress’ war powers to challenge U.S. military involvement abroad. Trump opposed withdrawal.