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PENTAGON SPOKESPERSON GIVES PRESS UPDATE: Department of Defense spokesman John Kirby holds a news conference at the Pentagon. He’s expected to comment on the recent airstrikes President Joe Biden ordered targeting Iran-backed militia facilities on the border of Iraq and Syria.
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Following the airstrike, the Pentagon released a statement saying that U.S. forces ‘took necessary, appropriate, and deliberate action designed to limit the risk of escalation—but also to send a clear and unambiguous deterrent message.’ The order also reignited the ongoing debate about presidential war powers and Congressional oversight of use of military force.

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