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Democrat and Republican senators team up to block arms sales to Saudi Arabia by Trump administration

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12.06.2019

Sen. Todd Young (R-IN) is teaming up with Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CN) to block the Trump administration’s push for $8 billion in arms sales to Saudi Arabia, Politico reports. The pair both sit on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

In a statement to the news outlet, Young described arms sales to Saudi Arabia as a situation that demands congressional oversight, explaining the resolution “simply asks the secretary of State to report on some basic questions before moving forward with them.”

According to Politico, the senators “are using........

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