Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders called for a new direction for the Democratic Party. Sanders also said he is backing Minnesota Representative Keith Ellison in his bid to become the next chairman of the Democratic National Committee.
Congress used a decades-old War Powers Resolution to try and stop US support for the foreign conflict in Yemen. But it does not have the votes to override a likely presidential veto.
The controversial bill, which denounces all forms of hate, was prompted by remarks on Israel by Muslim-American congresswoman Ilhan Omar. Her comments caused a split between new and old members of the Democratic Party.
The Democratic Party, divided into different camps since its bruising presidential election defeat, has come together recently. But Democrats disagree on whether Donald Trump played a role in the party's newfound unity.
The Democratic Party filed a suit against Russia, WikiLeaks and President Donald Trump, charging that they conspired to disrupt the 2016 election. Trump "gleefully welcomed Russia's help," the lawsuit claims.
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