Fact Check: Bernie Wrong, George Bush Did Not Veto Yemen War Powers Resolution

Breitbart | 1/14/2020 | Staff
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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) falsely claimed during the Democrat presidential debate Tuesday night that former George W. Bush vetoed the Yemen War Powers resolution. President Donald Trump vetoed that bill.

CNN host Wolf Blitzer opened Tuesday’s debate by asking why each presidential candidate would be best suited to be commander in chief.

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Sen. Sanders, citing his antiwar record, claimed that he would be the best commander in chief amongst the field of Democrats.

The Vermont Democratic Socialist cited his work to push to end America’s “endless wars” by reducing America’s involvement in Saudia Arabia’s war in Yemen.

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Sanders said that the resolution got a majority of votes through each chamber of Congress and that it was sent to the president’s desk to sign.

“Unfortunately Bush vetoed” that Yemen War Powers resolution, Bernie lamented.

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However, despite Sen. Sanders’ claim, President Donald Trump had vetoed the Yemen resolution in...
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