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Trump vetoes bill to end US support for Saudi-led coalition

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>US President Donald Trump has vetoed a bill passed by Congress to end support for the Saudi-led war in Yemen.

>Mr Trump described the resolution as an "unnecessary" and "dangerous" attempt to weaken his constitutional powers.

>It is only the second time Mr Trump has used his presidential veto since he took office in 2017.

>Opposition in Congress to his policy on Yemen grew last year after Saudi agents killed the journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.

>The resolution passed the House of Representatives in April and the Senate in March, the first time both chambers had supported a War Powers resolution, which limits the president's ability to send troops into action.

>"This resolution is an unnecessary, dangerous attempt to weaken my constitutional authorities, endangering the lives of American citizens and brave service members, both today and in the future," Mr Trump said in the veto message.

>The House Speaker, Democrat Nancy Pelosi, was among those to condemn President Trump for the move.