Defying Trump, U.S. Senate votes to block Saudi arms sales

World / Politics Jun 21, 2019

Defying Trump, U.S. Senate votes to block Saudi arms sales

The Republican-led Senate voted Thursday to block $8.1 billion in U.S. arms sales to Saudi Arabia and other Arab allies, as legislators outraged with the kingdom delivered a symbolic rebuke to President Donald Trump. Some seven Republicans joined Democrats in supporting each of three resolutions ...