PBS NewsHour

News Wrap: Senate votes to block Saudi arms sales

Clip: 06/20/2019 | 5m 37s Video has closed captioning.

In our news wrap Thursday, the Senate voted to block $8 billion in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, citing the Saudi government's involvement in the killing of Jamal Khashoggi as well as its role in the war in Yemen. President Trump had approved the sales in May. Also, Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in North Korea to attempt to break an impasse with the U.S. over nuclear weapons.

Aired: 06/20/19

Rating: NR

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