Trump issues second veto of his presidency

The president vetoed a resolution to stop U.S. military assistance in Yemen.
2:34 | 04/17/19

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And on to Washington president trump he issued his second veto of his presidency. Stopping a resolution that would end India US involvement in the U the human wars so I wanna go to Mona costar Abbie at the White House. Mona what's the president saying about his decision here. We'll Kimberly in a letter to the senate the president called the resolution. Not only unnecessary but he said it was a dangerous attempt to undermine. His constitutional authorities this historic resolution would have ended a US support to the Saudi led war in yet in this war has been going on. For years and it's really turned into a humanitarian crisis. Now this was a bipartisan measure it brought together not just Democrats and Republicans but also keep trump allies who saw this resolution in line. With his doctrine of a ending US involvement in foreign wars. But it's important to note that this resolution was also. A message to the president a rebuke rebuke of the president. For continuing to support Saudi Arabia despite the killing of US based journalist Jamal -- be. So the president looks like at the end of the day looked at both the message that congress was sending and also the perceived threat. To his executive powers and decided to issue his second veto of his presidency. Yeah very interesting that this is happening now. And I just while we have you wanna talk about the mullah report that's coming out tomorrow. How is the White House preparing their response. Great so this has been Odyssey two years of speculation and we're finally getting to see the mullah report for the first time will be the first time. The White House congress and the American people have seen this report because Kimberly of course since. The report was submitted to the DOJ we've only seen the attorney general's four page summary of this and so that president's attorney Rudy Giuliani says that. They are drafting up sort of counter report to this he says it's going to be dozens of pages long. And it will possibly be a rebuttal to any damaging information that might come out of this report but again. The sources closest to the president's legal team also tele BC news that. They're kind of in a Wii and see mode right now they're holding off. And perhaps as it doesn't warrant a response than they won't issue a response because again the president has been saying that. The attorney general's summary. Vindicated him he was saying just this morning. No collusion no obstructions so he's held that stance since the beginning of this investigation. All right my man thank you so much I think we're all in wait and see mode.

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