Senate votes to block Saudi arms sales as Trump vows veto
Thursday, 20 June 2019 The Senate has voted to block the Trump administration from selling arms to Saudi Arabia, launching a new challenge to President Donald Trump's alliance with the country amid rising tensions in the Middle East.
The U.S. Senate recently voted to block the sale of billions of dollars in military sales. The sales were mainly to Saudi Arabia the United Arab Emirates and other countries. This rejected Donald Trump’s decision to sidestep Congress’ review of such deals. He intended to do so by declaring an...
The US House voted Wednesday to block $8.1 billion in arms sales to Saudi Arabia and other allies, a rebuke of Donald Trump that will likely lead to a veto by... IndiaTimes Also reported by •Japan Today •Firstpost •Al Jazeera