Emmanuel Macron Just Fact Checked Trump's Lie About ISIS Prisoners in Real Time Right to Trump's Face
President Donald Trump's abrupt decision to pull U.S. troops out of Northern Syria earlier this year paved the way for Turkish fighters to invade the region, resulting in the deaths of U.S.-backed Kurdish soldiers and the escape of numerous imprisoned ISIS fighters.
The possible resurgence of ISIS came up today in a bilateral discussion between Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron at a NATO summit in London on Tuesday.
In a speech taking credit for an operation that led to the death of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, President Donald Trump said that the Islamic State was better at the internet than everyone but Trump himself.
Retired Four Star Admiral James Stavridis disagreed, asserting that ISIS is far more adept at using the internet to recruit and radicalize new followers, despite being heavily crippled by military operations in the past few years.
Donald Trump Falsely Boasts That He Called for Osama bin Laden to Be Killed a Year Before the 9/11 Attacks
President Donald Trump announced this past weekend that ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed during a raid by U.S. Forces.
Despite having claimed on Twitter that former President Barack Obama deserved no congratulations for overseeing the operation that killed Osama bin Laden, Trump was quick to take credit for this operation, even though evidence shows he was golfing during the raid that killed Baghdadi.
Trump Claims Photo of Nancy Pelosi Shows an 'Unhinged Meltdown,' Pelosi Just Made It Her Cover Image on Twitter
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) walked out of an explosive White House meeting with President Donald Trump and administration officials regarding his decision to withdraw U.S. Special Forces from Northern Syria, abandoning Kurdish allies who were crucial in the containment of ISIS.
During the closed door meeting, Trump called Pelosi a "third-rate politician" and accused Democrats of favoring ISIS. Pelosi stressed to the President how Russia was seeking a foothold in the region and claimed that "all roads with [him] lead to Putin."
Mitch McConnell Issues New Statement Slamming Trump's Syria Withdrawal Without Mentioning Trump Once
In a major shift, Republicans have not been shy about criticizing President Donald Trump's decision to abandon the United States Kurdish allies to Turkey in Syria including Trump sycophant Senator Lindsey Graham.
Now, the man that no one ever expects to criticize Trump has spoken up. The man who earned the hashtag #MoscowMitch over his unwavering support of the President, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell issued an official statement Monday condemning Trump's Syria policy, although without naming the man whose policy he is criticizing.
GOP Member of Congress Slams Trump for Showing 'Weakness' After Early Morning Tweet Blaming the Kurds
Until President Donald Trump's decision to abandon Kurdish allies to—who were crucial in U.S. efforts to contain ISIS—to Turkish aggression, Republicans were hesitant to ever speak out against him.
The decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Northern Syria led even the most devout of Trump's allies like Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Congresswoman Liz Cheney (R-WY) to speak out against the decision. However, few if any, Republicans who spoke out against the decision were brave enough to tag Trump's Twitter account in their objection.
Republican Congressman Mocks Trump For Saying He Removed '2 ISIS MIlitants Tied to Beheadings' From Syria
The hits keep coming for President Donald Trump over his decision to abandon Kurdish allies to Turkey in northern Syria. Republican Representative Adam Kinzinger is the latest to criticize the POTUS over his handling of the situation.
Early Thursday, Trump tweeted: