President Trump’s choices and the way he is handling the situation in Turkey and Syria has Capitol Hill in quite the uproar. At the core of it is his decision to remove our troops from Syria. Detractors are saying we are giving the green light for terrorists to flourish, but polls among Americans here seem to show that a majority are in favor of our troops being returned home. The general attitude smacks of fatigue that Americans feel about fighting wars for other countries rather than letting them stand on their own and defend themselves.
On Wednesday, Trump met with Speaker Pelosi and other Congressional leaders to talk about the Middle Eastern situation, but it didn’t exactly end on the most congenial of notes.