The three resolutions which were approved by the US House were already passed by the Senate.
Trump is seeking 22 separate sales of aircraft support maintenance, precision-guided munitions and other weapons and equipment to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan at a moment of heightened tensions in the Middle East. A bipartisan majority in both the House and Senate - but not a veto-proof majority - objected to the move, which would replenish part of the Saudi arsenal that lawmakers say has been used against civilians in Yemen's long-running civil war.
Democrats in particular have expressed deep concern over the Trump administration's pro-Saudi policies, even as the kingdom has engaged in series of high-profile human rights violations - including the slaying of USA -based journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
" "Reckless" doesn't begin to describe it", the New York Democrat said.
The measures are attempts to push back against the Trump administration's decision to bypass Congress by approving a number of arms deals with Saudi Arabia.
American arms control law enables Congress to dismiss weapon sales of global nations but an exemption in arms law enables the president to waive the arms assistance for U.S. congressional approval by declaring a state of a national security emergency. He called the resolutions "extraordinary but necessary" to stop "a phony emergency to override the authority of Congress". The Saudis have recently faced a number of attacks from Iran-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen.
"Iran and the forces it supports ... are a threat to our national security and the security of our allies", he said.
His Republican colleague, however, countered that prohibiting the licenses would stop the US from "providing our partners with the arms they need to defend themselves".
Senator Bob Menendez, a top Democrat leader on foreign affairs, and Senator Lindsey Graham, a Republican and political ally of Trump, led the challenge to the Saudi arms sales.
Lafinale de la CAN ou Coupe d'Afrique des nations entre le Sénégal et l'Algérie ce soir inquiète plus d'un en France, a rapporté la chaîne RTL . "J'étais meurtri de voir des Français arracher le drapeau français et brandir le drapeau algérien".
It should be noted that the laser-engraved straws, which are made in the USA , are BPA-free, reusable and recyclable. Donald Trump addresses the Values Voter Summit at the Omni Shoreham September 9, 2016 in Washington , DC.
The body of Lucas Fowler , the son of Hills District Chief Inspector Stephen Fowler, was found on the Alaska Highway on July 15. Few details of the homicides have been released by RCMP in British Columbia .
Mr Haradinaj served as a commander of the KLA during the war with Serbia. "Kosovo citizens will be informed in time", Thaci added. The Kosovo Specialist Chambers and Specialist Prosecutor's Office is a court that was established in 2017 at the EU's urging.
He subsequently admitted that the money was meant to support his campaign to replace his boss Jacob Zuma as leader of the ANC. The question was posed to him by Musi Maimane, leader of the opposition Democratic Alliance.
The U.S. -China trade spat persists as well, with Trump reiterating July 16 that he could impose additional tariffs on China . It is not a solicitation to make any exchange in commodities, securities or other financial instruments.
Keep your home as cool as possible: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend staying inside in air-conditioning. Sunday's predicted low of 83 would set a record, just a degree off the warmest low for any month of the year in the city.
A US citizen from Kazakhstan who became a sniper and weapons trainer for the Islamic State group has been detained without bail. Asainov's attorney also says she imagines that her client will be indicted for providing material support to ISIS.
En effet, certains utilisateurs ont constaté un souci avec les joy-con de leur Nintendo Switch , et notamment le joy-con gauche. Le prix annoncé (pour l'instant aux États-Unis) est tout de même de 79 dollars.
Fellow South African food producer Tiger Brands Ltd. gained as much as 6.5%, the most since November, before falling back. As part of this goal, PepsiCo will create a new operating sector for Sub-Saharan Africa, named PepsiCo SSA.
Excessive Heat Warning issued for West Michigan
A few spotty showers are possible early followed by scattered showers and storms later in the day and into the evening. Temps come down for Sunday but it will still be uncomfortably warm and muggy with showers and storms looking likely.
Le prochain Inside Xbox est daté — Microsoft
Quoi qu'il en soit, il faudra attendre le 19 août prochain pour connaître le contenu exact de cet Inside Xbox spécial. Comme pour l'E3, nous aurons 4 envoyés spéciaux sur place pour vous faire vivre l'événement de l'intérieur en direct.
Convicted Murderer Deemed Too Old to Kill Stabs Woman to Death
A ME jury Wednesday convicted a 77-year-old man, once deemed too old to be a continued threat, with the death of a woman in 2018. He was convicted of murder on Wednesday and is yet to be sentenced but will likely now spend the rest of his life in prison.
AB InBev explores asset sale after dropping Asia IPO plan
While Foster's is well known internationally as an Australian brew, it's much less commonly consumed in Australia than overseas . At the same time, they aren't high-growth markets, so selling them wouldn't hurt AB InBev's growth prospects, the person said.
Toys R Us makes small comeback with 2 stores
The tech company will also offer brands access to data that will track traffic patterns and other metrics. Even as it went bankrupt, the original Toys R Us accounted for about a fifth of toy sales in the U.S.