14 octombrie 2019

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

http://www.washingtontimes.com

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 [...]