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Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-NY, warned that President Trump the decision to pull U.S. troops out of Syria “will set the Americans here in the homeland in danger,” he said on Tuesday.
“This is one of the worst decisions in decades,” Schumer said. “We understand here in New York better than any other.”
The Senate Minority Leader’s comments come almost a week after the house a bipartisan resolution against Trump approved the decision to withdraw nearly 1,000 armed forces of the North-Eastern border with Syria-a movement widely seen as a task of the Kurdish troops.
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Schumer urged Senate majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky. To bring last week, the house resolution to the Senate for discussion and vote, but on Tuesday, said that “while the leader McConnell initially seemed interested, he seems to go down a different path.”
The legislators fear that the removal of which would let American troops from Syria, the US-backed, Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic forces (SDF) are prone to a Turkish invasion and a resurgence of the Islamic state.
The Syrian-Kurdish forces were holding in captivity more than 10,000 ISIS members in the region, but they said they will be forced to fight some of these positions, the Turkish invasion.
Vice President Pence to a successful weapons negotiated a standstill, after a meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in Ankara on Thursday, to areas with the foreign nation votes to put a stop, to allow the Turkey shellings in Syria for five days, to drag the Kurdish YPG forces to the rear, of the roughly 20-Kilometer security zone on the Turkish-Syrian border.
The resolution, introduced by reps. Eliot Engel, D-N.Y., and Michael McCaul, R-Texas, calls the White house to give us a plan for the “permanent defeat” of the Islamic state and demand that Turkey stop its military operations in Syria.
Sen. Jack Reed, D-RI, the top Democrat in the Senate Armed Services Committee, said the government has “no plan” to deal with the growing tensions in Syria. “This is, make it up as you go.”
“The President should be added to the revoke the invitation to a meeting with Erdogan in November,” Reed, as the Turkish leader is also expected that the White house visit, in the coming weeks.
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“We will be forced to send more troops if ISIS raises the black and the white flag again,” Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-IL, said. “I’m tired of Trump wrap themselves in the flag in the morning and the task of our troops by the afternoon.”