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Trump declared victory over ISIS in Syria, to draw orders Pentagon to troops on the ground, the reaction and the analysis from the ‘Special Report’ All-Star panel.
Under fire from Republicans on two fronts, President Trump on Thursday arrives back at his critics and defends his brass-rattling decision, troops from Syria, as well as its movement to open the door to a government spending package that includes no new funds for its long-promised border wall.
Both developments have the thrust of the President in a storm of controversy in his own party, with the radical Republicans, warning that the Syrian pullout could encourage, ISIS, and border security-minded conservatives open zealous that you lose leverage in the fight for a wall, if trump is not to play hardball this week.
Trump, when, to his Syria decision, reminds his critics, he sat on the withdrawal of US forces from their “police role” in the Middle East.
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“Get out of Syria was not a surprise. I have campaigns that stay there for years, and six months ago, as I wanted to make it very publicly, I agreed, longer. Russia, Iran, Syria, & the others are the local enemy of the ISIS. We did it [to work sic]. Time to come home & re-build. #MAGA” Trump tweeted early Thursday.
“Does the United States the policeman of the Middle East, the get NOTHING, but spend precious lives and trillions to protect you from dollars, others that do not appreciate in almost all cases, what we want to do? We want to be it forever? Time to fight for the others, after all,” he continued. “Russia, Iran, Syria and many others are not going to leave happy about the USA, despite what the Fake News says, because you have today to fight ISIS, and others that you hate, without us.”
He added: “I’m building by far the strongest army in the world. ISIS hits the us, you are doomed to fail!”
The president’s tweets come after U.S. officials for the first time revealed Wednesday to draw the administration into consideration, all of the 2,000 American troops on the ground in Syria.
The first U.S. troops to Syria in the year 2015, during the Obama administration as part of a partnership with the Kurdish forces against the ISIS. Several officials told Fox News on Wednesday that Pentagon officials are caught off-guard by the proposal of the White house.
Many congressional Republicans blasted the President and to the relocation of former President Barack Obama’s decision to withdrawal all U.S. troops from Iraq in 2011.
“The recent history of the wrought with the kind of results that happen when you Wake up just by leaps and bounds one day and decide that you are going to do something,” Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker, R-Tenn., reporters said. “I have never seen a decision like this, since I have been here 12 years—where nothing is notified in advance and all of a sudden this kind of massive decision.”
Corker said that “in many ways,” trump-the decision was said to be worse than Obama in 2011, move, that, “here we are in a situation where we are very close to the Euphrates valley up to the finishing, cleaning [ISIS].” Obama’s Iraq withdrawal is often the blame for creating a vacuum, which allows to contain ISIS, the foot in the region.
Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S. C., called the move “Obama-like.”
“My theory is, to come back, that pull of 2,200 in the North-East of Syria, is the boost ISIS’ ability,” Graham told Fox News. “But even more than that, the Kurds in Syria, who came forward when no one else will help us in the fight against ISIS fought bravely and died in large numbers, they feel abandoned.”
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Not all Senate Republicans condemned the decision. Sen Rand Paul, R-Ky., said on the Senate floor Wednesday that he was “proud” of the President.
“Most of the voices here want to stay, everywhere, for all time, and you don’t believe that it does, unless you go somewhere and stay forever,” said Paul. “The President has the courage to say, ‘We have won in Syria, and we are coming home.’ The first President in my life really do.”
Trump stressed to tweet the praise in another Thursday.
Earlier, the White house pushed back on the claim that this mark could be said the end of the campaign in Syria, the United States was with the transition “to the next phase of this campaign.”
“The United States and our allies are ready to re-defend engage at all levels to American interests, if necessary, and we will continue to refuse to cooperate, the radical Islamist terrorists’ territory, funding, support and all the means of infiltration of our borders,” Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said in a statement.
In the meantime, card trump holding in the confrontation with the to how the government runs the last Friday of term, while also fulfilling his election promise of border security. He had requested $ 5 billion for a border wall in the next budget package, but appeared to open the door to a compromise with Democrats to avoid the shutdown. The Senate on Wednesday passed a short-term spending package that closed a total of $ 1.6 billion for border security and Fund other facilities at the current level until the end of February. 8. The package does not include new money for a wall.
To Outdo In response, the house conservative opposition, not the support of the measure.
Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N. C., leader of the conservative house freedom Caucus, said trump’s followers are “ready for the fight, in the name of all the freedom of Americans loving, to ensure that we have secure borders.
“Mr President, we are going to have you back,” said Meadows. “If we are to veto the law. But more importantly, the American people will be there. They will be there to support you. We build the wall and make sure that we our work in Congress.”
But conservative talk show hosts like Rush Limbaugh Los lights up in Trump Wednesday over the developments, the claim that the earth would give the Democrats the upper hand in the front. Democrats take on more difficult control of the house in January, so that all future efforts to secure wall.
On Thursday, Trump announced to hold back the efforts of the Border Patrol, the recent migrants-caravan, during the signaling of the battle on the border security over yet.
“With so much talk about the wall, the people lose sight of the done a great job on our Southern border by Border Patrol, ICE and the Military. Do you think the car is the fact of living? Now, they were not coming through and no form, or on your way. Border is sealed. Fake News is silent!” he tweeted.
He also warned Democrats that he may demand border security would bills, the financing in the future.
The White house seems determined in this Phase are not always the wall, the financing you want in the current budget standoff — but the officials are not aggressive, are looking elsewhere, including the military construction budget, the financing to find. A White house officials told Fox News that they believe they can find 5 billion dollars can be distributed in existing funds to build the wall.
“We have other ways we can get $5 billion, we will work with Congress,” White House press secretary Sarah Sanders told Fox News on Tuesday.
Fox News’ Adam Shaw, Samuel Chamberlain, John Roberts, Tomlinson, Lucas, and The Associated Press contributed to this report.