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10/16: CBS Evening News

House condemns Trump's Syria withdrawal; Fort Worth residents demand action after deadly police shooting.
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U.S. leaving Kurds "to the wolves" with "weak" Syria withdrawal, Kinzinger says

Republican Congressman Adam Kinzinger of Illinois joins Margaret Brennan to discuss the U.S. withdrawal from northern Syria and the Turkish offensive against U.S. allies.
CBS News - Published

Could Trump's Syria withdrawal be the end of his presidency?

CBS News senior foreign affairs correspondent and "Face the Nation" moderator Margaret Brennan joins "CBS This Morning" from Washington to discuss Turkey’s invasion of northern Syria and the..
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House condemns Trump's Syria withdrawal

President Trump faced condemnation from both Democrats and Republicans for essentially greenlighting a Turkish assault on a key U.S. ally in the fight against terror. More than two thirds of..
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White House fights backlash over Syria withdrawal amid impeachment inquiry

President Trump is urging Republicans to stick together and in his words from a tweet Friday night "fight." This comes as the White House tries to recover from an admission by the president's acting..
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Retired General Raymond Thomas says Syria withdrawal gives ISIS a "great opportunity" to resurge

The former commander of U.S. Special Operations Command talks White House strategy in Syria.
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Trump, Erdogan meet at White House amid strained relations, impeachment inquiry

With relations between Washington and Ankara facing historic strains, President Trump on Wednesday held a high-stakes meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan just weeks after the latter..
FOXNews.com - Published

Coons says Trump's Syria withdrawal "has really unsettled our core allies"

Sen. Chris Coons, D-Delaware, joins moderator Margaret Brennan from the Munich Security Conference to discuss Syria and Andrew McCabe's 25th amendment comments.
CBS News - Published

Poll: Little backing for Trump's Syria withdrawal

But two in three voters say the U.S. is engaged in too many foreign conflicts.
Politico - Published

Author: US Allies Will 'Get Over' Trump's Kurdish Betrayal

President Donald Trump's Syria withdrawal decision will not harm the nation's long-term relationships with its allies, according to author Aaron David Miller.
Newsmax - Published

Trump's special representative to Syria says US withdrawal did not prompt invasion by Turkey

Senators on both sides of the aisle pressed President Trump’s Special Representative for Syria Engagement on Tuesday about America’s withdrawal of troops from northern Syria ahead of Turkey’s..
FOXNews.com - Published

Fox News’ Military Analyst Visited the White House Twice to Lobby Trump on Reversing Syria Withdrawal

A new report states that Fox News regular *Jack Keane* made multiple trips to the White House in a bid to make President *Donald Trump* reconsider his decision to withdraw troops from Syria.
Mediaite - Published

Trump accidentally refers to defense secretary Esper as 'Mark Esperanto' in tweet defending Syria withdrawal

President Trump quoted "Mark Esperanto, Secretary of Defense" on Sunday. But the man he put in charge of the Pentagon is named Mark Esper, not Esperanto.
USATODAY.com - Published

Mitch McConnell says Trump’s Syria withdrawal is a ‘grave’ mistake

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell rebuked President Trump’s withdrawal of troops from Syria on Friday, calling it a “grave strategic mistake” in an op-ed that claimed the move had set back..
FOXNews.com - Published

Trump touts Turkey cease-fire, even as it appears shaky

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is pushing back at criticism that his Syria withdrawal is damaging U.S. credibility, betraying Kurdish allies and opening the door for a possible resurgence..
Seattle Times - Published

McConnell rebukes Trump administration: Syria withdrawal is a 'grave strategic mistake'

The Senate majority leader never mentions President Donald Trump by name in his op-ed for the Washington Post.
USATODAY.com - Published

McConnell Pens Op-Ed Calling Syria Withdrawal ‘Grave Mistake’: Creating ‘Strategic Nightmare for Our Country’

Senator *Mitch McConnell* has penned a new op-ed decrying the U.S. withdrawal from Syria, lamenting how the decision from President *Donald Trump* is "creating a strategic nightmare for our country."
Mediaite - Published

Can our friends trust the US as an ally? Most Americans say Trump's Syria move has hurt

Poll: Most Americans, including a plurality of Republicans, say Trump's Syria withdrawal has damaged the U.S. reputation as a trusted ally.
USATODAY.com - Published

Will the ceasefire between the U.S. and Turkey in Syria last?

The Trump administration has announced a ceasefire agreement with Turkey in northern Syria to allow withdrawal of Kurdish forces. CBS News Radio national security consultant Lt. Col. Jeff McCausland..
CBS News - Published

The Media Has Been Telling You Trump’s Syria Withdrawal Is A Gift To Putin. It’s Not, Here’s Why

Moscow will have its hands full.
Daily Caller - Published

AP FACT CHECK: Trump muddles facts on U.S. Syria withdrawal

President Donald Trump muddled the facts Wednesday on America's withdrawal from Syria and the conditions on the ground there, as he distanced himself and the U.S. from the ongoing Turkish invasion into..
Denver Post - Published

US jets destroy anti-ISIS coalition base in Syria after withdrawal, official says

Two Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR) F-15 jets destroyed a base that was the headquarters of the anti-ISIS coalition in northern Syria on Wednesday after it had been vacated, according to..
FOXNews.com - Published

‘You Went Against the President!’: Lou Dobbs Confronts Steve Scalise Over GOP Voting With Dems on Syria

Fox Business' *Lou Dobbs* spoke with House Republican whip *Steve Scalise* tonight and confronted him on why he (and so many other Republicans) voted with the Democrats to rebuke President *Donald..
Mediaite - Published

Lindsey Graham Lashes Out at Trump Over Syria Withdrawal: ‘I Will NEVER Be Quiet’

"When it comes to America's national security I will NEVER be quiet."
Mediaite - Published

House Votes to Overwhelmingly Condemn Trump’s Syria Withdrawal — Including Over 100 Republicans

The House of Representatives has concluded their vote on President *Donald Trump's* pulling of troops from northern Syria, and the great majority have voted to condemn the decision.
Mediaite - Published

NBC’s Richard Engel: Trump’s Claim That Kurds ‘Much Safer’ Now ‘Absolutely Not the Case’

NBC News correspondent *Richard Engel* today hit back against comments made by President *Donald Trump* defending his Syria withdrawal decision.
Mediaite - Published

Trump ‘Welcomes’ Russia’s Syria Intervention; Calls Kurdish PKK ‘Worse at Terror’ Than ISIS

President *Donald Trump* used his press conference with Italian President *Sergio Mattarella* to go on a rambling spiel about how the Turkish military's incursion in Syria didn't surprise him, and he's..
Mediaite - Published

Trump claims Syria withdrawal was ‘strategically brilliant’

US president defends decision as delegation prepares to fly to Turkey to advocate for ceasefire
FT.com - Published

Trump Defends Syria Withdrawal: 'It's Not Our Problem'

The president's comments come ahead of a press conference with his Italian counterpart, Sergio Mattarella, and follows the Democratic primary debate in Ohio on Tuesday night.
NPR - Published

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