“Attempts to curtail U.S. support for the Saudi-led coalition operating in Yemen, and to prevent the Trump administration from circumventing Congress to expedite the sale of weapons that Saudi Arabia has used in its war-torn neighbor, have garnered bipartisan majorities in Congress but have not gained the support needed to overcome the president’s vetoes.” WaPo: Senate does not override Trump’s vetoes of Saudi measures as chances of sanctions dim.

+ “The assassination of Jamal Khashoggi was no aberration. A Vanity Fair investigation reveals how Saudi Arabia attempts to abduct, repatriate—and sometimes murder—citizens it regards as enemies of the state.” How Saudi Arabia Makes Dissidents Disappear.

+ ABC: “A longtime Trump insider has been pushing a proposal to build dozens of nuclear power plants in Saudi Arabia while seeking to avoid restrictions on the transfer of U.S. nuclear technology and has at times stood to profit from the effort.”

+ ABC: Trump aide submitted drafts of 2016 ‘America First’ energy speech to UAE for edits.