Turkish President Slams Trump's Letter for 'Lack of Respect' and People Are Pretty Sure He Just Threatened the U.S.
Earlier this month, President Donald Trump announced an abrupt withdrawal of U.S. Special Forces from Northern Syria, abandoning Kurdish allies who were crucial in the containment of ISIS. The withdrawal left Kurds in the region vulnerable to an all-but-certain attack from neighboring Turkey—an attack which occurred immediately after the announcement of withdrawal.
President Donald Trump subsequently sent a bizarre letter to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatening to destroy the Turkish economy if Erdogan didn't make a "good deal" with the United States and threatened that history would forever look upon him as "the devil" if "good things don't happen."
People Explain the Real Reasons Trump Abandoned the Kurds in Syria After Liz Cheney Says 'It's Impossible to Understand'
On Wednesday, Republican Representative Liz Cheney of Wyoming joined other supporters of President Donald Trump—like Pat Robertson and Senator Lindsey Graham—to do something almost unheard of: criticize the President.
The reason for their disagreement with Trump was his decision to pull out of Syria and allow Turkey to invade the country, targeting the United States' allies in the region, the Kurds.