US Senate votes to block Trump’s $8bn Saudi arms sale – BBC News

Mr Trump bypassed Congress last month in an attempt to push through the $8bn (£6bn) deal, citing threats to Saudi Arabia from its bitter rival Iran.But on Thursday – in a rare bipartisan act – the Republican-led Senate passed three resolutions to prevent the sale.The president has promised to veto the action, leaving the deal in limbo

Source: US Senate votes to block Trump’s $8bn Saudi arms sale – BBC News

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