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Returning lawmakers face tough choices, uncertain paths on Syria

President Donald Trump faced scathing bipartisan criticism for his decision last week to withdraw US forces from northern Syria. But it's unclear if Republicans are ready to directly rebuke the President by signing on to a resolution pushed by Democrats that would, in the words of Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York, "undo" the military moves of a President who is "simply derelict in his duty."

Trump and Mnuchin ramp up threats of sanctioning Turkey

President Donald Trump and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Sunday ramped up their threats to sanction Turkey, responding to growing criticism over the fallout from the country's military offensive in northern Syria following Trump's decision to withdraw US forces from the area.

GOP anger at Trump grows as Turkey launches attack

Republicans savaged President Donald Trump Wednesday for allowing Turkey to attack US allies in Syria as the President offered varying reasons for giving Turkey the green light, including the fact that Kurds did not fight alongside the US in World War II.

Graham rips into Trump for removing troops from Syria

Sen. Lindsey Graham, one of President Donald Trump's strongest Republican defenders in Congress, blasted Trump Monday over his decision to remove US troops from northern Syria as Turkey plans a military offensive in the region, saying it was "shortsighted and irresponsible."

Trump rebuts Graham: My response to Iran 'was a sign of strength'

President Donald Trump offered a reserved rebuttal to Sen. Lindsey Graham's assertion that the administration's response to Iran shooting down an American drone earlier this summer was viewed as "weakness," with the President calling his response "a sign of strength."

More Page FISA disclosures still possible through IG investigation

Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham is pushing the Justice Department to declassify still-secret parts of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act warrants on Carter Page and other documents related to the Justice Department inspector general's ongoing investigation into FBI surveillance efforts in 2016 and 2017.

Graham warns Trump against pulling out of Afghanistan

Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham on Sunday advised President Donald Trump against pulling troops out of Afghanistan, warning of "disastrous" consequences if the US dipped below keeping at least 8,600 troops in the country.

Graham pushes Trump to keep military presence in Afghanistan

As President Donald Trump prepared to receive a briefing on peace negotiations with the Taliban on Friday afternoon, Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina, a Trump ally and frequent voice in the President's ear, urged Trump to maintain an American military presence in Afghanistan.

Trump to meet security officials on Afghanistan

President Donald Trump met with his top national security advisers on Friday to review a US-Taliban peace plan that could end America's longest running war -- but could also trigger a surrender for the US and a betrayal of the Afghan government, critics say.

Graham calls Dem congresswomen 'a bunch of communists'

Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham, one of President Donald Trump's strongest allies on Capitol Hill, declined on Monday to condemn the President over his racist tweets against several minority members of Congress, instead calling them a "bunch of communists."