24 mai 2019

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

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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 [...]