Posts Tagged ‘ Yemen ’

Sen. Paul Vows To Force Vote Over Saudi Arms Deal

May 24th, 2017 | By

Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) is a supporter of President Trump in his efforts to deal with Islamic terrorism, but isn’t supporting his multi-billion dollar arms deal with Saudi Arabia. Paul has vowed to force a vote in the Senate over this arms deal. He recently gave Breitbart an exclusive interview explaining why. According to Paul:

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Sen. Paul: The U.S. Should Not Fund Saudi Arabia’s War On Yemen

Apr 28th, 2017 | By

By Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) American-built planes with American bombs were used by the Saudis to bomb a funeral procession in Yemen. Over 100 people were killed, and 500 mourners were wounded. Active duty American pilots have been refueling the planes dropping bombs across Yemen. Sounds like war to me. But when did we declare

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Gohmert Slams John McCain For Demoralizing Military After Yemen Raid

Feb 10th, 2017 | By

Congressman Louie Gohmert (R-TX) appeared on Fox News recently to slam Sen. John McCain for calling a recent SEAL Team raid in Yemen a failure. The raid resulted in the death of a SEAL Team member. Gohmert believes that McCain was wrong to criticize the raid — the first by the Trump Administration — because it demoralizes members of the military.



60 Members Of Congress Call For Delay Of Saudi Arms Sale

Aug 31st, 2016 | By

Sixty members of Congress have sent a letter of concern to Obama over the planned sale of $1.5 billion in arms and military equipment to Saudi Arabia. The lawmakers are concerned over Saudi Arabia’s war in Yemen, where thousands of civilians are being killed in Saudi air strikes. The Sunni Saudi war in Yemen is against the Shia Iranian-backed forces there.