Trump officials plan to bypass Congress for Saudi arms sales

Trump officials plan to bypass Congress for Saudi arms sales

The Trump administration is reportedly considering using a legislative loophole to sell billions of dollars worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia without congressional approval. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and other senior officials are pushing a plan in which President Trump would utilize a provision of the Arms Control Act that enables the sale of weapons without congressional consent.

Philip Vonleipzig
Philip Vonleipzig 1 year

This is disgusting. Saudi Arabia is perpetrating a genocide in Yemen.

BobbyB 1 year

This guy trump is a real piece of shit

Anthony Hall
Anthony Hall 1 year

I most of the time support Trump but I cannot see anything good coming from this.

Cory Pritchard
Cory Pritchard 1 year

Selling arms to the country that trained and supported the terrorists that attacked us on 9/11. No backlash here? Only when demanding no war with Iran?

Sir_Kutz 1 year

We need to start keeping our defense capabilities to ourselves.

ConcealCarryProtect 1 year

And this is why Mattis left. Stop being a businessman 24/7 Trump. I don't care how much money it brings in, the Saudis are evil.

Robert Leather
Robert Leather 1 year

These guys are pure amateurs! I remember the good old days when America used to ship arms illegally using other means like via drug cartels and so forth. Via a loophole seems so tacky.

CoLpOeSnED 1 year

omg lol, 'too much tension in Iran so we must sell weapons'

Naidu VGA
Naidu VGA 1 year

And that is news ? Can we get some real news please. Thank you

Mitchell 1 year

Maybe we could just stop selling weapons to foreign countries?

Russ Kurtell
Russ Kurtell 1 year

It is important to understand there is a big difference between the Alwleed Bin Talal SA and the Mohammed Bin Salman SA. They loved doing business with ABT. He owns a massive chunk of Twitter, and Citigroup. The same Citigroup that essentially picked Obamas administration. He also turned a blind eye to human trafficking. He was replaced, forcefully, by (MBS). Remember the Khashoggi nonsense? Did you wonder why they were screaming for action before the evidence had even been collected? That was a concerted effort to smear MBS.

Andrew 1010
Andrew 1010 1 year

Trump FFS STOP contributing to the atrocities in Yemen!!!

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