Trump veto the Congress effort to stop the sale of arms of Saudi Arabia

Trump veto the Congress effort to stop the sale of arms of Saudi Arabia

Trump's decision to sell weapons tried to humiliate the MPs, which inhibit Congress's amendment.

Washington - President Donald Trump vetoed a trio of Congress resolutions on Wednesday to stop the Congress government and stop its government in support of arms and maintenance of billions of dollars to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.

External Affairs Minister Mike Pompeo citing Iran's threats last month, told the reasons for clearing $ 8.1 billion of sales to the two countries' colleagues. In the Persian Gulf, they are enemies of Tehran.

But in May, the decision to sell guns by Trump has made the MLA angry with Congress's modification in away. In the Senate, Democrats and Republicans joined forces to present proposals to stop the sale of weapons considered to be a bipartisan rejection of Trump's foreign policy.

The White House had argued that inhibiting sales would signal that the United States does not support its partners and colleagues, especially at a time when the threat against it increases. The weapons package included thousands of precision-guided ammunition, other bombs and ammunition, and aircraft maintenance.

New Jersey Senator Bob Mendaynet, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee head Democrat, led this effort, but in Congress, two members of the Trump-Republican Party: Lindsay Graham of South Carolina and Rand Paul of Kentucky supported.

Due to high civilian casualties in the war under the leadership of Saudi in Yemen, the anger in the Congress has increased in connection with the relations of Saudi Arabia with Saudi Arabia, a military operation is taking part in the United States, and Saudi columnist Jamal Khashoggi the killing. Trump's decision in May to sell weapons increased tension.

Last month, members of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the House of Representatives interrogated the Foreign Office officials about the sale. President Eliot Engel, a New York Democrat, said that he was a "slap" for Congress and accused of using Iran's threats as a "convenient excuse" to promote sales on the Trump administration.

In a statement released Wednesday night, Angle said: "The President's Veto sends a vague message that the US foreign policy is no longer contained in our core values, that is, respect for human rights, and they believe that Congress There is no equivalent, the branch of government, but such an obstacle that should be avoided or ignored. "

Senator Tim Cain, D. W., member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, responded with Trump's veto with a brief tweet: "What?