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Yemen war: Trump vetoes bill to end US support for Saudi-led coalition

Credit: BBC News- Published on April 17, 2019
The president has vetoed a bill that would have ended the US support for the Saudi-led coalition.
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Published on April 17, 2019 -  01:25
Donald Trump Vetoes Yemen War Resolution
Donald Trump Vetoes Yemen War Resolution President Trump issued the second veto of his presidency on April 17. The veto stopped a congressional resolution that sought to end U.S. involvement in the Yemen war. Trump said the resolution was “unnecessary,” as there are no U.S. military personnel in Yemen "aiding the Saudi‑led coalition." He believes the resolution was only made as a rebuke of his Middle East policies. Donald Trump, via statement Supporters of the resolution believe that any capacity of U.S. involvement in the war is wrong. The resolution had previously passed in the House 247-175 and in 54-46 in the Senate. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called for Trump to “put peace before politics.” Nancy Pelosi, via statement

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