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Trump Admin Moves Ahead with $500 Million Arms Sale to Saudi Arabia

HeadlineDec 28, 2020

The Trump administration has formally notified Congress that it intends to authorize the sale of nearly a half-billion dollars’ worth of laser-guided bombs to Saudi Arabia. Critics say the weapons could be used on civilians in Yemen. In 2019, President Trump vetoed bipartisan legislation that would have blocked arms sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.

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