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Democratic lawmakers are concerned President Donald Trump is "inching" the US toward war with Iran.

Democrats are raising alarms about Trump ‘inching’ toward war with Iran, but experts are torn over what happens next

Some experts say fears Trump wants a war with Iran are overblown, but others worry he doesn't understand the risks of the situation escalating.
Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney is endorsed by Donald Trump at the Trump Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada February 2, 2012.

Mitt Romney says he’s ‘sickened’ by Trump’s ‘dishonesty and misdirection’ after reading the Mueller report

"I am sickened at the extent and pervasiveness of dishonesty and misdirection by individuals in the highest office of the land," Romney wrote.
Then-Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain speaks to the media outside of Trump Towers in 2011

Trump’s pick of former pizza-chain CEO Herman Cain for the Federal Reserve already looks like it could crash and burn

Republicans are reportedly trying to convince Trump to not officially nominate Herman Cain for the Federal Reserve Board. Experts think Cain is sunk.
Former Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.).

GOP senator calls Trump’s dayslong tirade against John McCain ‘deplorable’

"I just want to lay it on the line, that the country deserves better, the McCain family deserves better," Republican Sen. Johnny Isakson said.
US President Donald Trump speaks during the Missile Defense Review announcement at the Pentagon in Washington, DC, on January 17, 2019. - Trump unveiled a review of US missile defense capabilities Thursday that aims to counter threats from North Korea and Iran while adapting to ever more sophisticated weapon systems being developed by Russia and China. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN / AFP) (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

The 12 Senate Republicans who defied Trump and voted to terminate the border wall national emergency

Here are some of the Republican senators' respective statements on why they went against Trump.
Mitt Romney celebrating a reporter's birthday on a plane.

People were confused by Mitt Romney’s method for blowing out candles on a birthday cake, but science says he might be onto something

Scientific research has shown that blowing out candles on a birthday cake can increase bacteria by 1400%.
Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) walks from a Republican Senate caucus meeting with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., September 26, 2018.

A top GOP senator won’t vote for Trump attorney general nominee William Barr over concerns he’ll condone spying on US citizens

"I'm a no," Paul said on Monday. "[Barr has] been the chief advocate for warrantless surveillance of US citizens."

Here’s what became of the losers of every presidential election since 2000

From winning the Nobel Peace Prize to slinking from public life in disgrace, the failed candidates have taken wildly different paths.
Senator Lindsey Graham speaks to journalists while walking to the Senate floor for votes on competing Republican and Democratic plans to end the government shutdown on Capitol Hill on January 24, 2019.

Republicans are lobbying Trump not to use the State of the Union to declare a national emergency over the wall

Some Senate Republicans are opposing President Donald Trump's suggestion that he may declare a national emergency to try to get border-wall funding.

A lot of Republicans are worried about the dangerous precedent Trump could set with a national emergency declaration for the border wall

As president, Trump has the option of declaring a national emergency, but the process could be messy.