Listen: US, Yemen And President Trump discussed on The Norman Goldman Show
"President Trump issued the second veto of his presidency to stay blocking congressional effort to end US support for the Saudi led war in Yemen, which is killed thousands of civilians and spark the world's worst humanitarian crisis. The War Powers. Resolution was passed by the house earlier this month following its passage in the Senate last month with seven Republicans joining Democrats, it was the first time congress has invoked the War Powers Act of nineteen Seventy-three to end, the US presidents unilateral decision to wage war broad congress member ro Khanna who brought the Bill before the house said in a statement the Yemen. War, Powers resolution was a bipartisan bicameral effort and supported by some of the president's most trusted Republican allies. This resolution on the less was a major win. It sends a clear signal to the Saudis that they need to lift their blockade and allow. Humanitarian assistance to Yemen if they care about their relationship with congress. It will also cautioned this and future administrations from going to war without first seeking authorization from congress Khanna said Bernie Sanders who led the effort to pass the resolution in the Senate said via Twitter he was disappointed but not surprised by the veto. Adding the people of Yemen desperately need humanitarian help not more bombs Sander said attorney general William bar issued an order to day that could keep thousands of Silom seekers locked up indefinitely. The order a reversal of existing policy would affect Silom seekers who enter the country in between legal ports of entry by barring immigration judges from granting bonds for their release asylum seekers who entered the US official ports of entry are already able to be released on bond. The order is set to go into effect ninety days, Omar Jodoin of the. Hughes immigrant's rights project said in a statement. This is the Trump administration's latest assault on people fleeing persecution and seeking refuge in the United States. Our constitution does not allow the government to lock up asylum seekers without basic due process. We'll see the administration in court. He said in more Gration news. The Trump administration's resuming its so called remain in Mexico policy after an appeals court stayed lower court ruling that blocked the controversial practice the policy forces asylum seekers to wait in Mexico, while their cases make their way through US courts, which legal experts and rights groups say as legal over eleven hundred migrants who entered the United States via the southern border had been sent back to Mexico to Wade out. There court cases since the policy started Democrats are seeking information from acting homeland security secretary, Kevin McLean. And after reports emerged last week that Trump told Macalinsan he would. Pardon him. If he was put in jail for directing border agents to block entry to asylum seekers, which is a legal Trump reportedly had the exchange with mcelwain enduring visit to the border and collects a California when he was the customs and border protection. Commissioner just two days before Trump promoted him to fill the post left vacant by ousted DHA secretary Kirsten Nielsen. The House Judiciary committee is also seeking"