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  • War vote in House set to challenge US involvement in Yemen

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Asserting Congress’ authority over war powers, the House is debating a resolution to force the Trump administration to withdraw U.S. troops from involvement in Yemen, a rebuke of the president’s alliance with

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  • War vote in House set to challenge US involvement in Yemen

    Asserting Congress' authority over war powers, the House is debating a resolution to force the Trump administration to withdraw U.S. troops from involvement in Yemen, a rebuke of the president's

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  • US House Democrats’ voting rights inquiry headed to Georgia

    U.S. House Democrats are bringing a voting rights inquiry to Georgia as they look into allegations of voter suppression during the 2018 elections. A House subcommittee will hold a Feb.

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  • In Defiance Of Trump, House Votes To End US Military Support For Saudi War In Yemen

    In a direct rebuke of Trump's foreign policy amid broader pushback over his defense of Saudi Arabia, the House on Wednesday passed a bill in a 248-177 vote that largely fell along party lines, which requires President Trump to withdraw U.S. military support from the Saudi Arabia-led coalition. The House sent the war powers resolution to the Senate, where it is also expected to pass and confront Trump with the possibility of issuing the first veto of his presidency. “The only patriotic thing, if...

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  • US lawmakers vote to end US support for war in Yemen

    In rebuke of Trump’s alliance with Saudi Arabia, resolution would force administration to withdraw US troops Asserting congressional authority over war-making powers, the US House of Representatives approved a resolution Wednesday that would force the Trump administration to withdraw US troops from involvement in Yemen, in a rebuke of Donald Trump’s alliance with the Saudi-led coalition behind the military intervention. Lawmakers in both parties are increasingly uneasy over the humanitarian...

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  • House panel passes 'NOPEC' bill, full House vote uncertain

    A U.S. House of Representatives committee passed a bill on Thursday that would open up the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) crude oil producer group to antitrust lawsuits.

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  • US House backs measure to end US support for Saudis in Yemen war

    The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday approved a resolution that would end U.S. support for the Saudi Arabia-led coalition in the war in Yemen, as many lawmakers sought to push President Donald Trump to toughen his policy toward the kingdom. The 248-177 vote would not be enough, however, to overcome Trump’s promised veto of the war powers resolution. Democrats and Republicans reintroduced the war powers resolution two weeks ago as a way to

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