The House has overwhelmingly voted its bipartisan condemnation of ’s withdrawal of American forces from northern Syria.
Despite stark divisions over ’ Trump impeachment inquiry, Democrats and banded together Wednesday and approved a nonbinding resolution by 354-60 vote.
The resolution states Congress’ opposition to the troop pullback and says Turkey should cease its military action in Syria. And the measure says the White House should present a plan for an “enduring defeat” of the Islamic State group.
Many worry that IS may revive itself as Turkish forces attack Syrian Kurds holding the extremists.
The House debate was extraordinary for the intensity of lawmakers’ opinions.
Republicans called the troop withdrawal “disastrous” and a “catastrophe.” Democrats criticized Trump directly, with Rep.