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Trump administration may use Iran threat to sell bombs to Saudis without Congress' approval: senator

Reuters Thursday, 23 May 2019
U.S. President Donald Trump's administration plans to use a loophole and rising tensions with Iran to sell bombs to Saudi Arabia, even though Congress blocked such sales for months over concerns about civilian deaths in the war in Yemen, Senator Chris Murphy said on Wednesday.
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