Trump vetoes Congress’s directive to end US involvement in bloody Saudi-led war in Yemen
Congress reasserted its constitutional power over declaring wars. Trump called it an attempt to “weaken my constitutional authorities.”
President Donald Trump vetoed Congress’s bipartisan resolution to withdraw US support from the Saudi-led war in Yemen, cementing American involvement in a deadly humanitarian crisis abroad.
In a historic move, Congress passed a War Powers Resolution in early April, directing the president to remove troops involved in “hostilities” abroad if there has been no formal “declaration of war or specific statutory authorization” from Congress. It was a clear rebuke of Trump’s foreign...