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Senate Votes To Block Trump's Sale Of Arms To Saudi Arabia

WorldNews Thursday, 20 June 2019
Senate Votes To Block Trump's Sale Of Arms To Saudi ArabiaThe United States Senate voted to block the Trump administration from selling weapons to Saudi Arabia on Thursday, according to Axios. The resolution passed 53-45, creating a new challenge to President Donald Trump's relationship with Riyadh amid ongoing tensions simmering in the Middle East. The vote came the same hour as Trump met with national security adviser John Bolton, Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan, and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to discuss how to respond to Iran's attack on a U.S. drone last night. Trump has already promised to veto the legislation since the White House claimed the resolution would "send a message that the United States is abandoning its partners and allies...
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