Rachael McDonald

After a U.S. drone strike killed a top Iranian general last week, Oregon Democratic Representative Peter DeFazio said the country is on the precipice of war with Iran. He is seeking to limit President Trump’s war powers.

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Oregon Democratic Senator Ron Wyden wrapped up a series of town halls across the state over the weekend. He stopped by KLCC to talk about world, national, and local issues.

President Trump’s war powers, ongoing climate change, and infrastructure development are among the topics Congressman Peter DeFazio hopes to discuss at some upcoming town halls in Oregon this week.

Rachael McDonald

Oregon’s 4th District Representative Peter DeFazio wants Congress to check President Trump’s actions in regard to Iran. He reintroduced his War Powers bill which clarifies that under the constitution, Congress must authorize military force. 

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