Republicans block Yemen war vote by sneaking rule change on to wildlife bill


As opposition to US involvement in war grows, House Republicans opted for rare procedural ploy that could prevent a vote

Congressional Republicans have used a highly unusual manoeuvre to stop a debate about US military involvement in Yemen, attaching a one-line rule change to a resolution about wolves.

Republicans won a vote on the procedural ploy in the House of Representatives on Wednesday evening, stopping a resolution aimed at ending US support for the Saudi and Emirati war effort in Yemen, by ensuring it does not go to the floor of the chamber for a debate.

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