US Senate votes to block Saudi arms sales as Trump pledges veto
Thursday, 20 June 2019 The Senate voted Thursday to block the Trump administration from selling weapons to Saudi Arabia, launching a new challenge to President Donald Trump’s steadfast 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...
Watch VideoOn Wednesday, the House voted to block the sale of billions of dollars of arms to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. President Donald Trump is... Newsy Also reported by •Al Jazeera •Firstpost •WorldNews