The National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 allocated $250m in military assistance to Ukraine, including lethal arms.
Connecticut Democratic Senator Chris Murphy Introduces NDAA Amendment to Defund US Involvement in Yemen War
This congressional pushback against Trump comes just a few days after Saudi Arabia targeted and bombed a school bus filled with children in northern Yemen, killing over 50 civilians, 44 of them children. Images of the burnt bodies of children caused international outrage among human-rights groups.
WASHINGTON -- Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT) is trying to pass an amendment to the Trump Administration's National Defense Appropriations Act