Republican Lindsey Graham has been very fierce in his criticism of Donald Trump's decision earlier this month to withdraw all troops from Syria. Graham said, among other things, that this could pave the way for a new the september 11 attacks.
also criticized Trump for that he claimed that is is defeated and concluded, in a post on Twitter, on 19 december, IS ”not defeated in Syria, Iraq, and after that I just come back from a visit there – certainly not in Afghanistan”.
But on Sunday teaches it differently. After a lunch meeting in the White house was Lindsey Graham much more positive and said that the president has now ”taken a break” when it comes to the withdrawal:
He told me things that I did not know, and that made me feel a lot better when it comes to where we are going when it comes to Syria, " said Lindsey Graham to reporters.
" We still have some things that we don't agree but I can tell you that the president is thinking long and carefully when it comes to Syria – how our troops should be withdrawn at the same time as we achieve our goals for national security, said Graham, according to the Reuters news agency.
also, to Trump the will to keep the promise to crush ICE:
" He promised to crush the ICE. He will keep that promise, " said Graham, according to NBC.
Trump himself has already said that he shattered the ICE and that is why he now pulls back the troops.
According to a source to Reuters, all around 2,000 soldiers to be away from Syria in the 60 to 100 days.