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Rep. Michael Waltz says US troop pullout from Syria sets conditions for 'ISIS 2.0'

Republican Rep. Michael Waltz said on Monday that President Trump’s decision to withdraw U.S. troops in northeastern Syria is unfolding too soon and creates wars instead of ending them. “We’ve set the conditions for ISIS 2.0,” Waltz told “America’s Newsroom.” “Except we won’t have any local allies to fight them again.” He added, “We’re repeating the…

Rep. Clyburn slams Trump's praise for Robert E. Lee

House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn sharply rebuked President Trump’s praise of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee, who the president praised as a “great general,” but the Democrat called a “loser.” “The fact of the matter is, Robert E. Lee was a great tactician, was not a great person,” said Clyburn, of South Carolina, on…

‘SOME PEOPLE DID SOMETHING’: U.S. President Donald Trump trolls Rep. Ilhan Omar with video of her 9/11 comments, edited with clips of burning WTC

WASHINGTON — U.S. President Donald Trump has weighed in on the most recent controversy involving Rep. Ilhan Omar, retweeting video edited to suggest that the Minnesota Democrat was dismissive of the significance of the Sept. 11 attacks. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said the president “shouldn’t use the painful images of 9/11 for a political attack.”…