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...
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell spoke to the media after the Republican Party caucus lunch. According to Reuters, the meeting took place at the U.S. Capitol in Washington. McConnell spoke..
U.S. President Donald Trump chatted with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Friday, during the traditional G20 group photo in Osaka. Their meeting came shortly after the realease of a report by..