Trump Dismisses Syria Concerns; Dems Walk Out of WH Meeting

After the House condemnation vote, the congressional leaders of both parties went to the White house for a briefing, which grew contentious, with Trump and Pelosi trading jabs.

  • Published 16 October 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — Washing his hands of Syria, President Donald Trump declared the U.S. has no stake in defending the Kurdish fighters who died by the thousands as America's partners against IS extremists. Hours later, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other top Democrats walked out of a meeting at the White House, accusing him of having a "meltdown," calling her a "third-rate politician" and having no plan to deal with a potentially revived Islamic State… Read at AP News