"We believe that, as Congress has not declared war or authorised military force in this conflict, the USA involvement in Yemen is unconstitutional and unauthorised and United States military support of the Saudi coalition must end", Sanders said at a news conference on Wednesday. The bill will force the first-ever vote in the Senate to withdraw U.S. Armed Forces from an unauthorized war.
The "Spotlight" actor highlighted the USA involvement in the war: "Not only does our government provide the Saudis with fighter planes, missiles and training for this conflict, the US actively assists with target selection for Saudi airstrikes and delivers fuel to Saudi jets mid-air as they conduct bombings".
Rand Paul past year to try to prevent arms sales to Saudi Arabia for its war in Yemen. More than 10,000 have died and more than 40,000 have been wounded as access to food, clean water and sanitation deteriorates.
A bipartisan resolution introduced in the Senate on Wednesday calls for the withdrawal of USA forces from conflict in Yemen between a Saudi-led coalition and the Houthis movement that emerged there in the 1990s.
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Lee said lawmakers must address the use of military force "conflict by conflict", instead of a broad new bill.
More than 10,000 people have been killed in the civil war, while more than 11 per cent of the country's population has been displaced.
The current war powers were issued in response to the 9/11 terrorist attacks in 2001 and 2002 when the United States went to war in Afghanistan and Iraq. "[It's] narrowly aimed at the authorization question", and not at whether US involvement is justifiable.
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The effort seeks to invoke the War Powers Resolution and end the U.S. role in the war-ravaged country. The bill will force the first-ever vote in the Senate to withdraw USA armed forces from an unauthorized war. "It can authorize - or decline to authorize - military engagement and define USA national interests".
The United Nations has said the almost three-year civil war has created one of the worst manmade humanitarian disasters, as millions of Yemenis have been displaced and the population faces starvation with aid agencies struggling to supply assistance.
Three senators will attempt to use congressional authority to get the United States to pull out of Saudi Arabia's war in Yemen.
To stop this, the three senators introduced a joint resolution to reassert Congress' role in approving the country's involvement in the war, established in the War Powers Act of 1973.
Russian Federation vetoes United Nations resolution to call out Iran over Yemen
After the veto, the UNSC unanimously adopted a Russian-drafted measure to extended for one year the sanctions regime against Yemen.
A similar resolution, introduced by Reps.