Senate Democrat Says It’s Time To Cut Off Support For Saudi Arabia’s War In Yemen

from the Huffington Post

Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) called for the U.S. to cease military involvement in the Saudi-led war in Yemen, doubling down on his critique last week of America’s relationship with Saudi Arabia.

Murphy, a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, told HuffPost’s Friday podcast of “So That Happened” that he hasn’t yet heard a legitimate defense of the Obama administration’s policy of providing military assistance to the Saudis in their aerial war in Yemen. That war has killed thousands of civilians and deteriorated conditions in an already unstable country.

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