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Trump vetoes measure to end US involvement in Yemen war

AP  |  Washington 

has vetoed a bill passed to end US military assistance in the Saudi Arabia-led war in

In a break with the president, voted for the first time to invoke the War Powers Resolution to try and stop US involvement in a foreign conflict.

Trump vetoed the measure Wednesday.

lacks the votes to override him.

Congress has grown uneasy with Trump's close relationship with as he tries to further isolate Iran, a regional rival. Many lawmakers also criticised the for not condemning for the killing of a Saudi Jamal Khashoggi, who had been critical of the kingdom.

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First Published: Wed, April 17 2019. 05:20 IST
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