Saudi skeptics gain strength in Congress

September 25, 2016 9:25 AM

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Saudi skeptics gain strength in Congress

Lawmakers in both parties are growing more skeptical of the U.S. alliance with Saudi Arabia.

This week, 27 senators — three Republicans and 24 Democrats — voted against a $1.15 billion arms sale to the country. That wasn’t enough to block it, but it was more votes against the deal than observers expected.

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