Trump vetoes measure to end US involvement in Yemen war

President Donald Trump has vetoed a bill Congress passed to end US military assistance in the Saudi Arabia led war in Yemen. In a break with the president, Congress voted for the first time to invoke the War Powers Resolution to try and stop US involvement in a foreign conflict.
But Trump vetoed the measure on Wednesday with the Congress lacking the votes to override him.
“This resolution is an unnecessary, dangerous attempt to weaken my constitutional authorities, endangering the lives of American citizens and brave service members, both today and in the future,” said Trump in a statement. Emirati FM Anwar Gargash later praised President Trump’s action on Twitter.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

4 thoughts on “Trump vetoes measure to end US involvement in Yemen war

  • Apr 17, 2019 @ 5:03 at 5:03

    How much havoc can Iran cause before affected nations form alliance for joint Declaration of War against Iran? Iranians in the know must be wondering this too!

  • Apr 17, 2019 @ 8:00 at 8:00

    won’t be long…stage being set as i type…

  • Apr 17, 2019 @ 10:21 at 10:21

    iranians must to be stopped by any cost, like the nazis

  • Apr 17, 2019 @ 11:20 at 11:20

    There will be a ban on plastics, one on gasoline cars, and one on fossil power generation.
    Oil revenues for the Gulf will turn to nothing.
    Tackle Iran now, not later with no money and no army.
    Iran population is more than x20 times, will erase all small Gulf opponents.


Leave a Reply

Comments containing incitement, libel or offensive language are barred under DEBKAfile’s regulations

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *