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Between Iraq and a hard place: Congress

CQ on Congress, Ep. 181

Rep. Mike Gallagher, R-Wis., arrives to the Capitol Visitor Center for a briefing by administration officials for members of the House on the latest developments on Iranian airstrikes in Iraq. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

Rep. Ruben Gallego, D-Ariz., prepares for a House Armed Services Committee markup in Rayburn Building on the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Rep. Ruben Gallego, D-Ariz., an Iraq war veteran, sits on the House Armed Services Committee (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

CQ on Congress begins 2020 by examining what's next after the targeted killing of Iranian General Qassem Soleimani in Baghdad. Host Shawn Zeller talks to two Iraq War veterans, Rep. Mike Gallagher, R-Wis., and Rep. Ruben Gallego, D-Ariz., to get their takes on a House resolution that has reignited the debate over Congress' authority over acts of war, and policy towards Iraq and Iran.

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