14 octombrie 2019

Syria troop drawdown, impeachment inquiry threaten Trump's proposed funding for defense, wall


Republican lawmakers are deeply divided over how strongly to oppose President Trump ’s abrupt troop drawdown in Syria as Congress returns from its break this week and a Democratic push for impeachment threatens to overwhelm an agenda of defense and national security legislation before the end of the year.Momentum appeared to be growing for a rare bipartisan rebuke of Mr. Trump ’s drawdown, which critics say could undercut U.S. influence in the region, provide an opening for Islamic State to [...]