Fact Check: Joe Biden Claims Donald Trump Ordered Military Force ‘Into Iran’

(Breitbart) – Former Vice President Joe Biden argued that President Donald Trump went “into Iran” by ordering a strike on Iran’s Quds Force commander Qasem Soleimani.

Biden said that Trump was wrong to order the strike, using the authorization of force granted by Congress after the terrorist attacks of 9/11.

“It does not give authority to go into Iran. It gave authority to deal with these other issues,” Biden said, criticizing Trump’s decision.

But Trump did not send military forces into Iran to kill Soleimani, rather ordering a strike on the Iranian commander when he was meeting with Iran-backed militia in Baghdad.

Biden claimed that he tried to repeal the authorization of force when he was vice president.

He also said that he would try to get back into the Iran deal, but would leave special forces in the Middle East to help prevent terrorism.

“What’s happened is now that he’s gone ahead, the president, and started this whole process moving, what’s happening? ISIS is going to reconstitute itself. We’re in a position where we’re going to have to pull our forces out,” Biden said.

Video: Biden on Iran

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  1. It’s obvious Joe Biden is losing control of his faculties. This man should not be the leader of our country. Look at what President Trump is doing, currently he is closing a trade deal with China (as he promised he would do). This and the other things he has done with no help or support from liberal Democrats. I feel he is the best President we have had in my lifetime. Think of what he could do for us and our children if the Demcrats would cooperate with him. I still can’t figure out why they hate this man so much. President Trump is my hero; keep up the good work President Trump me and my friends are proud of you. God bless you!

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