Senate advances Yemen resolution in rebuke to Trump

The Secular Jurist

The Senate advanced a resolution on Wednesday to end U.S. support for the Saudi-led military campaign in Yemen, dealing a significant blow to the Trump administration.

The Senate voted 63-37 to discharge the resolution from the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. A simple majority was needed to move it forward.

The resolution, spearheaded by Sens. Mike Lee (R-Utah), Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), would require Trump to withdraw any troops in “or affecting” Yemen within 30 days unless they are fighting al Qaeda.

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