Congress reacts to Iran attack on U.S. forces. Pelosi says 'world cannot afford war: Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer were briefed on the attack on the facilities housing U.S. troops by Vice President Mike Pence, according to their spokesmen


by NBC News

NBC News— Vice President Mike Pence briefed House Speaker nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer on the attack on facilities housing U.S. forces, their spokesmen said.

U.S.—Iran's Soleimani was planning imminent attack on U.S. facilities, says top U.S. official on Iran. The head of Iran's elite Quds Force, Qassem Soleimani, killed in a U.S. strike in Iraq on Friday, was planning an imminent attack on U.S. facilities and workers in Iraq, Lebanon, Syria and other countries, a senior U.S. official on Iran said.

U.S.—Schumer says believes majority of U.S. Senate backs Iran war powers resolution. U.S. Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer said on Tuesday he believed a majority of 51 U.S. senators will approve a war powers resolution to block President Donald Trump from further military action, which would be a rebuke of the president's policy in the Republican-controlled chamber.

U.S.—U.S. Vice President Pence to lay out Iran policy in speech Monday: White House official. U.S. Vice President Mike Pence will give a speech next Monday laying out the government's policy on Iran, a White House official said, after the U.S. killing of a top Iranian general sparked protests across the Middle Eastern nation.