Opposition to emergency weapon sales swells as House lawmakers consider modifying arms export law

By Justin Doubleday / June 12, 2019 at 3:20 PM
House lawmakers introduced measures today to block the Trump administration's "emergency" arms sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Araba Emirates, as opposition to the weapons deals swells in both chambers of Congress and some members consider modifying the Arms Export Control Act. Rep. Ted Lieu (D-CA) introduced a joint resolution of disapproval in the House today prohibiting the 22 emergency arms sales to Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates announced by the Trump administration last month. Separately, Reps. David...

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