Defying Trump, U.S. Senate rebukes Saudi Arabia over Yemen war
Thursday, 13 December 2018 The U.S. Senate backed a resolution on Thursday to end U.S. military support for the Saudi Arabian-led war in Yemen, defying President Donald Trump with a historic vote that underscored lawmakers' anger over the murder of prominent Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
CNN reports the Senate has passed a resolution condemning Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Following the murder, President Donald Trump aligned himself with the Saudi kingdom. The resolution "calls for the government of the Kingdom of Saudi...
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