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GOP Leader McConnell encourages the Dems to go harder against Trump on Syria

26 days ago   |   By NY Daily News

WASHINGTON - Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell praised the House for rebuking President Trump's Syria withdrawal Thursday, but said the resolution the other chamber passed opposing it should be even stronger. The House on Wednesday condemned Trump's summary retreat from the Syrian battlefield...
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House-passed Syria resolution hits snag in Senate

House-passed Syria resolution hits snag in Senate

26 days ago   |   By Politico

The House voted this week overwhelmingly to condemn the Trump administration's decision to pull out of Syria. But Mitch McConnell wants the Senate to pass something "stronger.” The Senate majority leader said on Thursday that the Senate may take a different approach than the popular House resolution, because the nonbinding resolution does not address "imperiled Sunni Arab and minority Christian communities in Syria" and also doesn't speak affirmatively on keeping troops in Syria. His statement was effectively a challenge to Democrats that could complicate the ability of one bicameral...
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