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Republicans in Congress push back on Trump weapons packages to Saudi Arabia, UAE

Reuters Wednesday, 12 June 2019 ()
Republican members of Congress pushed back on Wednesday against President Donald Trump's plan to sell $8 billion in weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, saying it was "unfortunate" the administration used an emergency declaration to avoid Congressional review.
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