Sens. Joe Donnelly (D-Ind.), Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.), Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.), Bill Nelson (D-Fla.) and Mark Warner (D-Va.) sided with the majority of Republicans in supporting the weapons sale.
Paul noted a large number of people aren't aware of the U.S.'s involvement in the Middle East, adding the Senate hasn't spent much time discussing the situation in Yemen.
The resolution of disapproval was co-sponsored by Sens. Our nationwide network will be urging members of Congress to continue to press the Trump administration, the Saudi government and the world to end to the war and starvation, and to pursue a peaceful, diplomatic solution to the crisis in Yemen.
"This will come back to haunt us". "Thousands of civilians are being killed in the US -backed Saudi war in Yemen while terrorist groups like al-Qaeda and ISIS are getting stronger by the day", Murphy explained.
Oxfam has warned that Yemen, embroiled in a two-year civil war, is on the verge of famine, with almost 7 million Yemenis facing starvation. "The United States supports the Saudi-led bombing campaign that has had the effect of causing a humanitarian nightmare to play out in that country". One in three Saudi airstrikes were hitting crucial civilian and economic infrastructure such as schools and markets, a Guardian report found in 2016. On June 7, Senator Cardin said he would vote against Trump's Saudi arms deal, because Trump doesn't have a plan to end the Saudi war in Yemen, and because Trump refused to use his arms deal as leverage to pressure the Saudis to end the war and save Yemen from starvation.
Democrats expressed stronger dissent over the weapons deal this time around than they did for a $1.15 billion deal made last September under the Obama administration, when just 27 senators voted against the sale.
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The Senate's efforts to scuttle a substantive, materialized chunk of the arms deal are a good start-congressional pressure could thwart further progress on bringing the rest of the $110 billion arms deal to fruition. Chris Murphy of CT and Al Franken of Minnesota to block the sale of $510 million of precision-guided munitions to Saudi Arabia. That then led to an apology by the Saudis and an investigation. "According to analysis released by the American Bar Association, resuming unconditional sales of these weapons to Saudi Arabia violates the Arms Export Control Act and the Foreign Assistance Act". Russian Federation is the second largest exporter, accounting for 23 percent of weapons around the world.
The destruction of Yemen's economic infrastructure is the "silent killer" in Yemen, Scott Paul, Oxfam America's senior humanitarian policy advisor, told VICE News.
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His recommendation to Trump set the tone for the administration's broader review, triggered by an executive order in April. Trump called the Bears Ears designation an "egregious abuse of federal power" and a "massive federal land grab".
But in some cities, like New York City, the " March Against Sharia " crowd was met by a larger group of counterprotesters. Protesters in downtown Indianapolis said they're speaking out against genital mutilation and honor killings.
An equal amount of fruits and vegetables are being sent to Qatar by plane from Iran's southern city of Shiraz, Fars Province. Qatar's port authority published video Monday showing a ship arriving at Doha's Hamad Port from Oman's port of Sohar.
Ford Motor Co. and industry groups didn't condemn Trump's decision, but said their sustainability plans remain unchanged. Host Italian Environment Minister Gian Luca Galletti said G7 countries bore crucial responsibility for the planet.
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