Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) plans to introduce on Thursday a resolution looking to block a $735 million U.S. arms sale to Israel, The Washington Post reports. "We cannot simply let another huge arms sale go through without even a Congressional debate," said the senator in a tweet.
Sanders' resolution "appears to be guaranteed a vote in the Senate," writes the Post. On Wednesday, Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.), Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) and Mark Pocan (D-Wis.) introduced a "similar resolution" in the House.
The fight to stop the sale, which was reportedly approved by the Biden administration prior to the start of violence, per Insider, won't be easy; Congress has "never successfully blocked a proposed arms sale through a joint resolution of disapproval," reports the Post.
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