Usual caveats for an unnamed source, but this kind of thing isn’t exactly revolutionary. Bush, Obama, and now Trump are just doing what our Presidents do: ignore Saudi Arabia’s horrendous behavior while calling them “our friend” and arming them.
The Trump administration is poised to move quickly to approve major weapons packages for Saudi Arabia and Bahrain that President Obama blocked during his final months in office over human rights concerns in both nations, U.S. officials and congressional sources say.
While the White House declined to discuss its plans, one U.S. official directly involved in the transfers told The Washington Times that a roughly $300 million precision-guided missile technology package for Riyadh and a multibillion-dollar F-16 deal for Bahrain are now in the pipeline ready for clearance from the new administration.
Source: Donald Trump ready to approve weapons packages to Saudi Arabia, Bahrain that Obama blocked – Washington Times