Senate To Vote Soon On Overriding Trumps Veto Of Yemen War Powers Resolution

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Overriding President Trumps veto will require two thirds of both houses of Congress67 votes in the Senate and 290 votes in the House. As the bill originated in the Senate the question will move to the House. apwashington the senate on thursday failed to override president donald trumps veto of a resolution that would have required him to end u. The Yemen war powers measure would have halted all intelligence and targeting assistance the U. currently provides to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. It is the first time the US Senate has invoke the War Powers Act to end American involvement in a war. The war in Yemen is a proxy battle between Saudi Arabia and Iran as the two regimes battle for influence in the region. military assistance for the Saudi backed rebels. Congress has grown uneasy with Trumps close relationship with Saudi Arabia as he seeks to further isolate Iran. The Senate voted to sustain President Trumps veto of a measure that would end U

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