Yemen skeptics in Congress see politics shifting their way—and against Trump

Defense News: A month after a Saudi-led airstrike in Yemen hit a bus with children in it, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo certified Wednesday the governments of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates are "undertaking demonstrable actions to reduce the risk of harm to civilians.”

The certification, which allows U.S. military to continue its assistance to the Saudi-led coalition fighting Houthi rebels in Yemen, received backing from Defense Secretary Jim Mattis but enflamed human rights groups and U.S. lawmakers opposed to America’s role in the growing humanitarian crisis.

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