POTUS Vetoes Resolution Ending U.S. Support Of Saudi Bloc In Yemeni Civil War

President Trump uses the second veto of his presidency to block a measure which would have ended U.S. assistance given to the Saudi-led bloc involved in the Yemeni civil war.

The president vetoed the measure late Tuesday calling the resolution a “dangerous attempt to weaken” his presidential authority.

This comes after both the upper and lower chamber backed the War Powers Resolution, though there are not enough votes to override the veto.

The first time President Trump used his veto just last month to block a measure which would have halted his national emergency declaration to secure border wall funding.

Yemen is a hotbed for regional proxies, which have been fighting since the conflict began back in 2015.

The U.S. has supplied both weapons and intelligence to the Saudi-led coalition, which continues to fight against other groups believed to be supported by Iran.

According to the United Nations, around 7,000 have been killed since the conflict began as the country continues to face food and medicine shortages.

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