The Senate advanced a resolution on Wednesday to end U.S. support for the Saudi-led military campaign in Yemen, dealing a significant blow to the Trump administration.

The Senate voted 63-37 to discharge the resolution from the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. A simple majority was needed to move it forward.

The resolution, spearheaded by Sens. Mike Lee (R-Utah), Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), would require Trump to withdraw any troops in “or affecting” Yemen within 30 days unless they are fighting al Qaeda.

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  1. Good news.

    Hopefully those who want to continue the war won’t be successful in creating the illusion that there is a legitimate reason for fighting al Qaeda there. Let’s not forget what Casey’s CIA did in Central America in the 1980s. War contractors are relentless and rabid.

    Another thing: Erik Prince still whispers in trump’s ear and, even though he supposedly sold Academi, he’s still on their payroll. Plus, one of the investors in Academi is “anonymous.” Who knows – could it include Prince, maybe even trump?

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