Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) says President Trump is making “devastating” decisions in Syria and Afghanistan by withdrawing U.S. troops from those volatile regions.
“Some devastating decisions are being made even with people giving strong input in the opposite direction. I don’t know what to say about it,” Corker said on CNN’s “State of the Union.”
“Now we’re into something that is incredibly sober as it relates to Syria and possibly Afghanistan,” he said. “Somehow or another I hope that the president will see fit to make some decisions here that are not ultimately devastating to our country.”
Corker is one of many Republican lawmakers who strongly oppose Trump’s decision to withdraw 2,000 troops from Syria, an announcement that caught them by surprise last Wednesday and led to the announced resignation of Defense Secretary James Mattis. – READ MORE