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A bill that would end U.S. support for Saudi Arabia's war against Yemen could force President Donald Trump to exercise the first veto of his presidency — and, in the process, raise questions about his willingness to place American interests over those of a foreign government.
Yesterday, the House of Representatives handed President Donald J. Trump a historic rebuke when it overwhelmingly passed House Joint Resolution 37, by invoking the War Powers resolution of 1973 in directing the administration to cease support for the Saudi-UAE led war on Yemen.
The House of Representatives has passed a resolution to withdraw U.S. military support for the Saudi and Emirati-led coalition in Yemen, a historic vote that sends a strong rebuke to President Donald Trump's foreign policy one month after Democrats took control of the chamber.
President Trump has not issued a veto since taking office more than two years ago, but that may soon change.
The House will move a step closer to a major confrontation with Trump by voting as soon as Wednesday on a resolution that would cut off U.S. military support to the Saudi-led coalition in neighboring Yemen.
Khanna has sometimes been a source of tension within the House Democratic Caucus. Heendorsed incumbent Rep. Joe Crowley last year before backtracking and signaling support for Crowley’s liberal challenger in the primary, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who is now an ally of Khanna’s in Congress.
As the White House prepares to wage another fight with Congress to preserve its involvement in the Yemen war, opponents plan to use President Trump’s criticisms of endless, pointless wars as either a lever or a cudgel.
The House voted Wednesday 248-177 to end support for Saudi Arabia’s war in Yemen, setting up a duel with President Donald Trump over his administration’s complicity in the world’s worst humanitarian catastrophe. The war-weary Senate will now consider the resolution just two months after passing a nearly identical bill.
WASHINGTON—The House of Representatives passed a war-powers resolution directing the removal of U.S. armed forces involved in the conflict in Yemen, putting pressure on the GOP-controlled Senate and raising the specter of a veto by President Trump.