Congressional opposition to military support for Saudi Arabia has been growing, and lawmakers have blocked about $2 billion in weapon sales.
The Department of Defense Ethics and Transparency Act aims to limit contractors' influence on the military, curb foreign influence and increase transparency.
Lockheed Martin and Boeing were two of Gabbard's largest donors during the 2016 election cycle.
Senators and human rights groups worry the proposed rule changes will export the U.S. gun violence epidemic.
One reason the finance business is always busy is that it functions much like the arms dealer. You don't need to figure out precisely who's going to win or lose. Some fail, some succeed. If they succeed, they wind up building an army that's accomplishing something.
For its part, Russia has also faced criticism for its weapons dealings with Syria, which remains embroiled in a civil war
It is time for an update on arms sales and the economy and happily, the news in 2010 could not be better. Not about the economy but about arms sales...