Despite veto threats from President Donald Trump, the U.S. Senate voted 53-45 to block a package of $8.1 billion in U.S. weapons exports to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. The votes were part of a package of 22 resolutions of disapproval protesting the continuation of arms sales to Saudi Arabia given the murder of U.S. journalist Jamal Khashoggi and civilian deaths in Yemen. “This is the strongest rebuke of the kingdom and its leaders since I joined the Senate,” said ...


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