Senate Dems won’t support measure praising U.S. military for Soleimani killing

Senate Dems won’t support measure praising U.S. military for Soleimani killing

[Ed. – Of course not. To do so would be like praising them for taking out Elvis or Princess Di.]

Not a single Democratic member of the Senate has lent their support to a Republican-driven congressional effort to praise the U.S. military and intelligence community members who helped carry out the successful strike that killed Iranian terror leader Qassem Soleimani.

Sen. Ted Cruz (R., Texas) and 42 of his GOP colleagues in the Senate earlier this week forwarded a resolution honoring American military and intelligence community members who helped conduct the raid that killed Iran’s chief terror mastermind.

The resolution is structurally identical to the 2011 Senate resolution praising former president Barack Obama for the operation that killed al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden. At that time, all 100 Democratic and Republican members of the Senate joined to support that resolution.

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But that is not the case with President Donald Trump’s operation to kill Soleimani.

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