Lawmakers challenge Trump official on Saudi arms sale
Wednesday, 12 June 2019 House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Eliot Engel of New York decried the move as "a slap in the face'' to Congress. The Democrat accused the Trump administration of using threats from Iran as a "convenient excuse'' to push through the sale.
By declaring a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, President Trump bypassed congressional opposition to complete the sale of over $8 billion worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia, the United..
According to a report by Reuters, on Friday, US President Donald Trump swept aside objections from Congress and cleared the sale of 8 billion dollars worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab..