24 mai 2019

Trump cites Iran to bypass U.S. Congress on Saudi arms sales


Open this photo in gallery President Donald Trump last month vetoed legislation that would have ended U.S. military assistance for the Saudi-led war in Yemen against Iran-backed rebels but administration officials have complained that sales remain blocked. BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images The Trump administration on Friday invoked a rarely used provision in federal law to bypass congressional review of arms sales to Saudi Arabia, citing threats the kingdom faces from Iran. Secretary of State [...]