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Jul 30, 2019
US Senate fails to override Donald Trump’s third veto since assuming office; weapons sales to Saudi Arabia to continueThe US Senate failed to prevent the controversial sale of $8.1 billion in weapons to Saudi Arabia after President Donald Trump vetoed congressional resolutions blocking the deal.
Mar 15, 2019
US Senate Republicans vote against Donald Trump emergency declaration in stunning rebuke, setting up veto showdownIn a stunning rebuke, a dozen defecting Republicans joined Senate Democrats Thursday to block the national emergency that US President Donald Trump declared so he could build his border wall with Mexico. The rejection capped a week of confrontation with the White House as both parties in Congress strained to exert their power in new ways.
Mar 05, 2019
In huge blow to Donald Trump, Republican controlled US Senate has enough votes to reject emergency declaration over border wall fundingUS Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell acknowledged Monday that opponents of President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency along the U.S.-Mexico border have enough votes in the Republican-led Senate to prevail on a resolution aimed at blocking the move.
Dec 18, 2017
US vetoes UNSC resolution to reject Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem amid worldwide protestsThe United Nations Security Council is considering a draft resolution that would affirm that any change to the status of Jerusalem has no legal effect and must, hence, be rescinded
Jul 28, 2017
Russia sanctions bill sent to Donald Trump for signature after Senate approval, veto unlikelyThe Senate has voted to approve a new package of stiff financial sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea, sending the popular bill to Donald Trump.
Oct 07, 2016
US disappointed with the way Russia, China exercise veto power in UN Security CouncilThe US is disappointed with the way Russia and, to some extent, China have been exercising their veto power in the UN Security Council.
Jul 20, 2016
Syed Akbaruddin hits out at 'subterranean' cover for terrorists at UNIndia's Permanent Representative Syed Akbaruddin on Tuesday called for opening up their voting so that those vetoing action against terrorists are made to publicly acknowledge their role.
Apr 18, 2016
Sushma Swaraj raises the Masood Azhar veto issue with ChinaSushma Swaraj took up the issue at a bilateral meeting in Moscow on the sidelines of the Russia-India-China trilateral meeting of their foreign ministers.
Apr 15, 2016
China uses vetoes sanctions on Masood Azhar: India questions UNIndia took aim squarely against the use of secret vetoes to protect terrorists and their backers from UN sanctions
Mar 10, 2016
New permanent members in reformed UN Security Council must get veto: IndiaIndia has reaffirmed that new permanent members in a reformed Security Council must get veto power but suggested that its use be deferred to a review conference as "a willingness for compromise".