WASHINGON– House Speaker Nancy Pelosi released a statement Saturday Chastising President Donald Trump’s decision to deploy troops to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, stating Trump is turning a”blind eye to Saudi Arabia’s continued violence”
Secretary of Defense Mark Esper said Friday that the U.S. will send troops into the Middle East in reaction to an assault Last weekend Saudi Arabian oil centers, but officials provided few details about the reach of this response. He declared statements that evidence accumulated revealed Iran was responsible for the strikes.
Esper Said asks for help was produced by Saudi Arabia and U.A.E., and, “The president has accepted the installation of U.S. forces, which is defensive in nature and mostly concentrated on air and missile defense.”
“President Trump’s strategy to Accelerate the delivery of military equipment to Saudi Arabia and UAE, and also to set up added U.S. forces into the area is the hottest outrageous effort by the Trump Administration to bypass the bipartisan, bicameral will of Congress. These improper activities are cause for alarm,” Pelosi wrote, highlighting Congress adopted resolutions to block arms sales to Saudia Arabia and U.A.E.
Pelosi also highlighted Saudia Arabia’s”lasted Attack on hundreds of men, women and kids,” and criticizing the president for”turning a blind eye” to the”continued violence against innocent Yemenis, in addition to its horrible murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and its own gross abuses of human rights, which signify a moral and humanitarian catastrophe.
“The United States can’t allow more brutality and bloodshed,” she continued.
Blaming Iran to get a”significant escalation of Violence,” Esper said countries in the area requested U.S. support and further clarified the mission as”defensive” Officials stating it’d be a”medium” setup and”not tens of thousands” of troops.
“Americans Are tired of warfare, and don’t have any interest in entering a different Middle East Battle,” Pelosi reiterated,”especially on behalf of Saudi Arabia.”