Senators Rand Paul and Bernie Sanders work together to block arms sale in Saudi Arabia

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (WEHT) – Senators Rand Paul and Bernie Sanders are working together to block an arms sale to Saudi Arabia worth billions.

The Kentucky Republican and the former Democratic presidential candidate introduced a resolution of disapproval. Senator Paul says the sale includes 280 air-to-air missiles, 596 missile launchers among other weapons with an estimated cost of $650 billion.

Senator Paul says the sale could accelerate the arms race in the middle east, putting our military in danger.

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