GOP Senators Slam Trump’s Syria Decision: ‘Colossal Mistake,’ ‘Political Decision’

Sen. Rubio: ‘I don’t know who advised that this decision be made, but it’s a terrible mistake and, unfortunately, I think we’re going to pay a price for it if it’s not reversed’

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RUBIO: "The decision to withdraw American — an American presence in Syria is a colossal, in my mind, mistake, a grave error that is going to have significant repercussions in the years and months to come. I don’t know who advised that this decision be made, but it’s a terrible mistake and, unfortunately, I think we’re going to pay a price for it if it’s not reversed."
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GRAHAM: "I’ve seen the President tweet and that unnerved me. In my view, ISIS is not defeated in Syria and Iraq. I was there just a few months ago. If we do, in fact, withdraw, the biggest winners are going to be Iran, ISIS, Assad. If you’re tired of fighting radical Islam, I understand it. They’re not tired of fighting you. If you don’t get that, you’re making a huge mistake. It takes two to win the war. 2,200 troops is a very small footprint. It’s an insurance policy against ISIS coming back. Above all else, I want to defend the nation against threats and I want allies. And what you’ve done, if we withdraw, you’re going the make it harder to find allies."

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