WASHINGTON ― Senators voted 54-46 on Wednesday for a bill ending U.S. support for Saudi Arabia’s controversial intervention in , stymying GOP efforts to protect the policy and President , who will now likely have to issue a veto on behalf of a campaign accused of war crimes and a Saudi ruler who the CIA believes murdered a journalist.
in the House are now expected to take up and pass the resolution, perhaps as soon as the last week of March, a congressional aide told HuffPost. It would then proceed to Trump’s desk.
The win is the second in the Senate for a coalition opposed to the Yemen war: Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and Mike Lee