The House, bitterly divided over the Trump impeachment inquiry, banded together for an overwhelming 354-60 denunciation of the U.S. troop withdrawal. Many lawmakers expressed worry that it may lead to revival of IS as well as Russian presence and influence in the area — in addition to the slaughter of many Kurds.
American soldiers on the battlefield in Syria, helping the Kurds, say Trump’s decision to withdraw is a “dagger to the heart” and will “go down in infamy” as “a stain on the American reputation for decades.”
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