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Pelosi: Plan to Send US Forces to Saudi Arabia, UAE ‘Circumvents’ Congress

During a trip organized by Saudi information ministry, workers fix the damage in Aramco's oil processing facility after the recent Sept. 14 attack in Abqaiq, near Dammam in the Kingdom's Eastern Province, Sept. 20, 2019.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Saturday criticized President Donald Trump’s plan to send additional U.S. military forces and air defense equipment to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, saying it was the administration’s latest attempt to “circumvent” Congress.

“President Trump’s plan to accelerate the delivery of military equipment to Saudi Arabia and UAE, and to deploy additional U.S. forces to the region, is the latest outrageous attempt by the Trump administration to circumvent the bipartisan, bicameral will of Congress,” she said in a statement. “These unacceptable actions are cause for alarm.”

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