Romney takes shots at trump about race, he says, to abandon the Kurds in Syria

nearvideo Senator Mitt Romney blasts President Trump the decision to withdraw troops from Syria

Romney questions why the reference to the recently announced ceasefire between Turkey and Kurdish forces have not been discussed before US troops leave the territory.

Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, has a number of shots were fired at President Trump in an interview broadcast Sunday, saying that some of the President’s rhetoric appealed to racism and claims that under his leadership, the United States, the departure of the allied Kurdish fighters in Syria.

Romney said he wrote in his wife, Ann, when he said elected in the year 2016, “Axios on HBO,” “The places where I would be very critical of the President in matters that were in dispute, that also appears to be appealing to racism or xenophobia, and these are the kinds of things I think that has a harmful most long-term to the Foundation of America’s virtuous character.”

He noted that he had still with Trump 80 percent of the time.

Trump and Romney have feuded with regularity in the last few years, with Trump regularly defeat of 2012 against the incumbent President Barack Obama to refer to Romney.

A few weeks back, Trump, Romney branded a “pompous” a–‘” that “stifled” in his own run for the White house.

“Someone please Wake up Mitt Romney,” the President tweeted. “If Mitt worked this hard on Obama, he would have won. Unfortunately, he is choking!”

Earlier this year, Romney wrote an op-ed in which he Trump attacked the behavior and said, “he has not risen to the mantle in the office is.”

In an interview with “Axios on HBO,” Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, has a number of shots were fired at President Trump. (File)

Romney, a former Massachusetts Governor, has to be one of the loudest voices on the right to condemn Trump.

Romney said he felt like a renegade Republicans in the light of the trump the rhetoric.

He added in the interview: “the people will realize that the character is really important in our leaders, and that it is important for our leaders, things to do, unite all of us to welcome people who come here legally as immigrants, which in no way signal to anyone in America that they are less of an American because of where they came from or their sexual orientation or their race or their religion.”


Romney said, the future is not Trump to be kind to ‘ s heritage, including its recent actions in Syria: “We must never abandon our friends.”

“Of course, the world watches and the people who say potentially our allies at a critical time, perhaps the US is not staying with us. Maybe they will cut and run, if you think it is in your best interest. And, to be feet away from the Kurds in a corner of Syria, at a critical time, when the troops coming from Turkey are anxious to you damage something, what I think is a very dark spot in American history.”

The trump administration last week helped the state broker a deal for a 120-hour ceasefire, during which time the approximately 20 km wide security zone on the Turkish-Syrian border was able to drag the Kurdish troops.

All of the Turkish military operations in the framework of the recent offensive, ” Operation peace spring to pause during this time, and the operation itself will come to an end, following the completion of the Kurdish withdrawal, under the terms of the deal.



Trump ordered, the majority of about 1,000 U.S. troops in Syria to resign after the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan made it clear in a telephone conversation that his forces were to invade Syria to urge Kurdish forces, many of which are in Turkey as terrorists.

Between 200 and 300 US troops are expected to remain on the southern Syrian Outpost of Al-Tanf.

Fox News’ Ben Florance contributed to this report.

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