Bernie Sanders drops attempt to block arms sale to Israel

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Bernie Sanders drops attempt to block arms sale to Israel
Sanders halts resolution after discovering sale had already been finalized, speaks about "push for greater debate" on future sales.
Dan Verbin , May 26 , 2021
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US Senator Bernie Sanders has dropped his resolution to force a Senate vote on a $735 million weapons sale to Israel, reported The Hill. “At a moment when US-made bombs are devastating Gaza, and killing women and children, we cannot simply let another huge arms sale go through without even a congressional debate,” said Sanders at the time, Reuters reported. The effort by the Vermont Senator was seen as a long-shot to force a vote as he had been told last week that the State Department had already finalized the sale, and the Senate did not have the power to block it.

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