Trump vetoes measure to end US involvement in Yemen war

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  • Fullypresent Salt Lake City, UT
    April 17, 2019 10:16 p.m.

    We will bankrupt our country and our military getting involved in every civil war in every country which has one. We end up making some of them worse and creating more hate for the U.S. We also can't afford years of all these wars and their people fleeing to the U.S.

  • Ralph Salt Lake City, UT
    April 17, 2019 10:03 a.m.

    No Trumpistas in this forum today. There is no good reason to support the genocidal war of Saudi Arabia, except that it likely benefits our dear leader in personal way.

  • jeclar2006 Oceanside, CA
    April 17, 2019 9:45 a.m.

    The Saudis are better at generating terrorists for the world, than conducting a military operation despite the massive US support.

    Like the 7 year war Iran/Iraq war, which eventually included 'gas' because of the stalemate, the
    Saudis are given to more atrocities to attempt to overcome their ineptitude.

    The veto only shows how uninterested Trump is in 'peace' in the Middle East.

  • LOU Montana Pueblo, CO
    April 17, 2019 9:40 a.m.

    The war in Yemen is nothing more than a model for Trump's new America.

  • wgirl , 00
    April 17, 2019 8:57 a.m.

    "I love the Saudi's!" - Donald Trump. Why does he love them? They spend a lot of money at his hotel in D.C., they buy his apartments and his yachts.

    Trump loves money and fame...and most of himself. He loves the Saudi's because they have money and get him money.

    Of course, he will choose their interests over the lives of Yemeni men, women, and children.

  • FT salt lake city, UT
    April 17, 2019 7:48 a.m.

    Another example of how the civilized world looks at America with contempt.

  • The Great Helmsman Salt Lake City, UT
    April 17, 2019 6:47 a.m.

    Maybe Glorious Leader can rebrand Yemen.

  • Impartial7 DRAPER, UT
    April 17, 2019 6:13 a.m.

    Of course he did. Let's look at his taxes. We already know the Saudis bout hundreds of millions of Trump's properties. And his Mega yacht. Trump will do what's best for the Saudi's over the best interests of the US or anything else.

  • Joe Leaphorn Scottsdale, AZ
    April 17, 2019 2:43 a.m.

    True to form, Donald Trump decides again for tyrants and despots. By his veto to stop support for the Saudi government's Yemen war, Trump again comes out in favor of Mohammed Ben Salman much as he maintained support for MBS after the brutal assassination and dismemberment of WaPost journalist, Adnan Khashoggi.

    Remember the Trump Organization has business interests in Saudi Arabia both completed and on-going and it is in Trump's financial interests to protect them. This is why the first foreign country Trump visited was not our most important NATO ally, Great Britain, but Saudi Arabia to secure his financial interests through a continued American commitment to that nation.

    Much of Trump's attention is directed toward those countries with Trump financial projects in place followed by his deep-seated need to win the approval of dictators like Vladimir Putin and Kim Jong Un. He appears to not care for traditional allies like England, France, and Germany and appears to follow Putin's suggestion (demand?) that he reduce those alliances and give Russia free rein in Eastern Europe.

  • Mary Mc Lacey, WA
    April 16, 2019 10:12 p.m.

    Why? What could Trump get out of the veto-I wonder.