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We have a chance to do historic and positive things for our NATO ally, our Kurdish allies, and the people of the re… being given an update by @VP Pence on the Trump Administration’s efforts in Syria. The Vice President, S… hope we can find a win-win situation, but I share General Mazloum’s concerns. I also told him that Congress will… buffer zone is acceptable to the Kurds but a military occupation that displaces hundreds of thousands is not a sa… Mazloum is concerned about the cease-fire holding and was emphatic that he will never agree to the ethnic c… just spoke with General Mazloum Abdi, the commander of the Syrian Democratic Forces in Syria. He appreciates the…
@realDonaldTrump @VP @SecPompeo Turkey has legitimate national security concerns within Syria but they cannot be me… @realDonaldTrump @VP @SecPompeo I stand ready to continue working with the President to build upon this breakthroug… @realDonaldTrump @VP @SecPompeo Sounds like we may have made real progress regarding a cease-fire and hopefully a s… spoke with President @realDonaldTrump from AF1 about developments in Turkey/Syria. I appreciate @VP Pence a…’s invasion of northeastern Syria has created the conditions for the reemergence of ISIS and the destruction… legislation builds upon the Administrations’ efforts to sanction Turkey and goes further in important areas lik… Lindsey Graham introduces bipartisan sanctions legislation against Turkey: "We appreciate what the president d…
Retweeted by Lindsey GrahamBipartisan Turkey Sanctions Press Conference LIVE: a time when the United States needs to speak with a clear voice regarding Turkey’s invasion into northeastern Sy… Countering Turkish Aggression Act of 2019 Section by Section Bill Summary Press conference at 12:30 pm in Sen… Sanctions Press Conference Streaming on @YouTube at 12:30 pm. WATCH: Graham on Rep. Elijah Cummings: "He was a good man. If you disagreed with him, that was okay, because he wo…
Retweeted by Lindsey GrahamREMINDER: Press conference today at 12:30 pm in the Senate Radio-TV Gallery to introduce bipartisan Turkey sanctio… have lost a very good man with the passing of Elijah Cummings. Elijah was passionate and kind. He made a dif…
The worst thing any Commander in Chief can do is to give land back to the enemy that was taken through blood and sa… Trump is being told EXACTLY what President Obama was told before he withdrew from Iraq. He appears to… President, forget about what I’m saying about Syria. Listen to your own national security team who are telli… it comes to America's national security I will NEVER be quiet.The statements by President Trump about Turkey’s invasion being of no concern to us also completely undercut Vice P… worry we will not have allies in the future against radical Islam, ISIS will reemerge, & Iran’s rise in Syria wil…, I firmly believe that if President Trump continues to make such statements this will be a disaster worse t… hope President Trump is right in his belief that Turkeys invasion of Syria is of no concern to us, abandoning the… I don’t agree with anything @BernieSanders said last night at the #DemDebate, I was glad to see him doing wel… sad to hear of the passing of Jack Van Loan - an American patriot, Vietnam war hero, POW, and true friend. M…’t stand it anymore. 2 hours is enough. Switching over to the baseball game! Goodnight #DemDebate!She learned little from our military commanders or Senator McCain. She has bad and dangerous ideas.Elizabeth Warren often mentions how she traveled with Senator McCain and me to the Middle East. She clearly hear… @JoeBiden @BarackObama President @realDonaldTrump, When it comes to foreign policy do the opposite of Joe Biden an… lectured about good decisions in Syria and Iraq by @JoeBiden is a bit much. President @BarackObama and VP… @BernieSanders and @ewarren wealth tax plan has been tried before. It was called the Soviet Union.… to Democrats talk about how to create more jobs…….would be like buying a Book of Manners written by Presi… @BernieSanders @ewarren What do they have in common? Both @ewarren and @BernieSanders are denying the reality th…’s the biggest difference between @BernieSanders and @ewarren on health care? Bernie is honest about the increased taxes.What a “HARD-HITTING” takedown on the Hunter Biden scandal by @CNN. Can only imagine if the shoe was on the othe…
This will — in my opinion — be equal or worse than the blunder made by President Obama in Iraq. I, along with world, am watching.If President Trump withdraws all our forces from Syria he will pave the way for ISIS reemergence, abandon a valuabl… with @BretBaier @SpecialReport in just a few minutes on Fox News Channel. Tune in!Speaking with @BretBaier on @SpecialReport tonight at 6:00 pm about Syria and impeachment. Tune in!Could not agree with @senatemajldr McConnell more. He’s spot on! Look forward to working with President Trump to… am certain Congress and the Administration will hold Erdogan personally responsible for any atrocities committed… Turkey continues to move and take Kurdish areas around Kobani, I will take this as a breach of President Erdogan… was part of a phone call yesterday between President Erdogan and President Trump where President Trump received a… you #TeamGraham for having my back! Onward to victory!
My statement on Turkey after meeting with President @realDonaldTrump at the White House. is the exact thinking of the previous Administration — leave them alone and let others do our work. It led to… southern border should be our LAST line of defense against radical Islam. Our FIRST line of defense is the U… those who believe radical Islam is not a threat to our homeland after 9/11 and the rise of ISIS: you are sadly m… will be working across party lines in a bicameral fashion to draft sanctions and move quickly, appreciating Presi… spoke with Speaker Pelosi regarding congressional action on Turkey’s incursion of Syria. Speaker supports bipa… with @foxandfriends in just a few minutes. Tune in!Speaking with @foxandfriends this morning at 8:30 am about the latest from Syria. Tune in!
It is imperative that we stop the bloodshed and stabilize northeastern Syria to prevent the reemergence of ISIS and the rise of Iran.Just spoke with President @realdonaldTrump. I applaud his decision to work with Congress to stop Turkeys aggressi… misadventure in Syria, if left unchecked, will destabilize the Middle East as much as Iran -- to the detrim…'s day of reckoning is coming for their outrageous assault on Kurdish Syrians.  I’m leading the effort in C…’s actions will only benefit ISIS, Iran, and Russia, and creates a nightmare for Israel. Turkey is NOT acting as a good NATO ally.I believe there is strong bipartisan support for such sanction’s and it is imperative that we do not allow Turkey’s… decision by President @realDonaldTrump to work with Congress to impose crippling sanctions against Turkeys out…
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The conditional sanctions announced today will be viewed by Turkey as a tepid response and will embolden Erdogan ev… are witnessing ethnic cleansing in Syria by Turkey, the destruction of a reliable ally in the Kurds, and the reemergence of ISIS.While I appreciate the Administration offering to do something, conditional sanctions aren’t appropriate for the th… was unseemly in the House of Representatives is becoming a charade. Allowing the whistleblower to testify i… Trump Administration and House Republicans should say HELL NO to this idea! Trump Administration decides to reinforce Saudi Arabia and provide additional capability – given the threats fro… you President Trump for using the power of your office for good.On behalf of Dr. Zay Jeffries many family and friends I want to thank President @realdonaldtrump for righting a wro…➡️ The ability to recruit partners to fight radical Islam in the future has been virtually destroyed. Mr. Pre… concern I had about President Trump’s Syria decision is coming true in spades. ➡️ The reemergence of ISIS i…
Speaking with @FRCdc Washington Watch with Tony Perkins at 5:00 pm about the latest on Turkey's invasion of norther… @netanyahu I implore you to join my effort to: •Impose sanctions on Turkey. •reestablish safe zones to protect ou… @netanyahu Mr. President, your decision regarding Syria is having grave consequences to our national security and t… @netanyahu ISIS will return and Assad/Iran will grow stronger to the detriment of the US, Israel, and the world.Could not agree with Prime Minister @netanyahu more. Turkey’s invasion of northern Syria attacking one of America’… sad to see great ally - the Kurds - being assaulted by Turkish-Erdogan military using American-designed equipm… Erdogan and humane do not belong in the same sentence. Worst is yet to come.
America is better than this. Please stand up to Turkey, Mr. President.Reverend Graham’s statement about Turkey’s invasion of Syria says it all. I join with Reverend Graham in praying fo… @LindseyGrahamSC and I are announcing a framework for sanctions against Turkey to respond to their military o…
Retweeted by Lindsey GrahamMost Members of Congress believe it would be wrong to abandon the Kurds who have been strong allies against ISIS.I am pleased to have reached a bipartisan agreement with Senator @ChrisVanHollen on severe sanctions against Turkey… this continues, I will call Volker before the Senate Judiciary Committee to testify publicly to ensure the full… House D’s refuse to release full transcript of Volker testimony as requested by Congressman Jordan, it will be an abuse of power.American isolationism: * Did not work before WWII. * Did not work before 9/11. * Will not work now. When it co… urge President Trump to change course while there is still time by going back to the safe zone concept that was working.Will lead effort in Congress to make Erdogan pay a heavy price.Pray for our Kurdish allies who have been shamelessly abandoned by the Trump Administration. This move ensures the reemergence of ISIS.If media reports are accurate and Turkey has entered northern Syria — a disaster is in the making.Speaking with @foxandfriends in just a few minutes about impeachment and Turkey/Kurds. Tune in!
If you want to destroy what is left of a fragile relationship, a military invasion of Syria will do the job. #StandWithTheKurdsTo the Turkish Government: You do NOT have a green light to enter into northern Syria. There is massive bipart… job by @SecPompeo, his team at the @StateDept, and the Trump Administration for hitting back against China fo… deserve to know what is going on and judge for themselves who to believe.The days of ‘Star Chamber Inquisition’ - where everything is behind closed doors in the House of Representatives –…