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United States Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (Democrat of New York) speaks to members of the media following a closed door briefing in the Senate SCIF with United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, United States Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark T. Esper, Gina Haspel, Director, Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), United States Army General Mark A. Milley, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Acting Director of Intelligence Joseph Maguire at the United States Capitol in Washington D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, January 8, 2020.  97 senators were said to have attended the briefing, which discussed the U.S. drone strike on Iranian military leader Qasem Soleimani and the issue of Congressional authorization for such acts.<br />
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United States Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (Democrat of New York) speaks to members of the media following a closed door briefing in the Senate SCIF with United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, United States Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark T. Esper, Gina Haspel, Director, Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), United States Army General Mark A. Milley, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Acting Director of Intelligence Joseph Maguire at the United States Capitol in Washington...
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