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‘Close to U.S. forces’: Trump golfs while Turkey uses ISIS fighters to execute U.S. allies and free ISIS prisoners

10/13/2019 6:42 pm ET Joe Romm
'Close to U.S. forces': Trump golfs while Turkey uses ISIS fighters to execute U.S. allies and free ISIS prisoners

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In an NBC bombshell Sunday morning, Richard Engel reported that Turkey is “using militias to advance in Syria, including former Al Qaeda and ISIS member”—and one prison filled with ISIS prisoners has reportedly been freed.

The use of ISIS fighters is a shocker. But it was obvious to many that Trump’s decision to withdraw forces from Northern Syria would lead to an attack on our Kurdish allies, a freeing of prisoners and a return of ISIS.

As close Trump ally Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) said in statement last week, “This invasion will ensure the resurgence of ISIS in Syria.”

NBC also reported Sunday that these “extremist militias” are getting “close to U.S. forces.”

So what was Trump doing while the “biggest blunder of his presidency” (as Graham put it) was leading to the slaughter and chaos and danger to U.S. troops?

As TrumpGolfCount.com reports, on Saturday he was playing golf at one of his properties — something he has done more than 200 times during his presidency.

Presidential candidate Julian Castro slammed Trump on Twitter:

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