Mar 14 2019 But the House version hit problems after House Republicans altered the resolution with a procedural maneuver called a motion to recommit. It was his belief that the war in Yemen was a humanitarian disaster,' Kaine said, alluding to Khashoggi's criticism of the Yemen war and the Saudi royal family in his writing. The Yemen war has created the world's largest humanitarian crisis, according to the UN. The Senate broke with President Trump Donald John TrumpNew York Gov. And senators have tried to pass the Yemen resolution for years over concerns that Saudi Arabia wasn't doing enough to limit civilian casualties with its strikes in Yemen. We can finally begin the process of reasserting Congress's responsibility over war making.