Defying Congress, Trump sets $8 billion-plus in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE

The US President has approved the sale of $8 billion plus worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia and the UAE. The US President has invoked a rarely used aspect of federal law to push through the deal bypassing US Congress.He did so by declaring that ongoing tensions with Iran amounted to a national emergency. US… Continue reading Defying Congress, Trump sets $8 billion-plus in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE