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Sen. Sanders offers resolution blocking arms sales to Israel

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders introduced a resolution blocking a $735 million weapons sale to Israel on Thursday, mirroring a symbolic action by the House of Representatives in response to conflict between Israel and Gaza’s Hamas leaders. “At a moment when U.S.-made bombs are devastating Gaza, and killing women and children, we cannot simply let another huge arms sale go through without even a congressional debate,” said Sanders, an independent who votes with Democrats. Democratic President Joe Biden’s administration approved the potential sale of $735 million in weapons t…

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