Matt Gaetz says he will vote with Democrats on House’s war powers resolution
Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) at the impeachment hearings (screengrab)

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL), a close ally of President Donald Trump's, will vote against his friend having power to go to war without Congress.

“Killing Soleimani was the right decision,” he said, according to a Bloomberg reporter.

However, he doesn't agree with getting into a prolonged war in the Middle East. It's a sentiment that Trump once shared when running for president in 2016. Gaetz said is the “wrong decision.”

Gaetz joins many other Republicans who have spoken out against Trump's unchecked power to attack Iran at will. Sens. Rand Paul (R-KY) and Mike Lee (R-UT) have been two of the loudest Republicans supporting the Democrats' bill.

Gaetz sent out the following tweet about the matter: