Skip to comments.Trump wanted to publicly acknowledge U.S. forces killed Russian mercenaries but NSC staff disagreed
Posted on 09/14/2018 10:02:45 AM PDT by SleeperCatcher
President Trump reportedly wanted to immediately and publicly acknowledge that U.S.-led forces engaged Russian mercenaries in Syria earlier this year, killing hundreds of them, but senior National Security Council staff, led then by H.R. McMaster, intervened, saying it would be unnecessarily antagonizing to Moscow.
The president is said to have wanted White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders to immediately acknowledged and take credit for fending off the Russian mercenaries.
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Wasn’t this the battle where supposedly Moscow called Washington [military-military] and asked if they were through firing so they could go and pick up their dead?...................
The life of a mercenary is fraught with peril.
Get out of Syria. Get out of Iraq. Get out of Afghanistan. If we want to import refugees import the Christians and Jews (those few that are left) from those countries and stop importing muslims.
Our policy in the ME is a mess. Our policy vis-a-vis the Russians is a dangerous mess.
All that said, Trump is still the best president in the last two centuries.
2nd those first two paragraphs, and its too early to tell on that last, but might be so.
So Trump intended to tout “nobody has been tougher on russia than Trump”?
MSM would focus on “nobody has been tougher on Donald Trump than Robert Mueller or John McCain”.
Trump wanted to publicly acknowledge U.S. forces killed Russian mercenaries but NSC staff disagreed.
The take-away here is that our President gives great weight to NSC recommendations.
I am with you.
There are no results in the ME or Trashcanistan that justify us remaining in there.
These people are not worth our blood and treasure.
Bring the troops home.
Which is one more reason that John Bolton is now in that yob.
McMaster, while not a pink hatted pussy, was a true swamp creature, not a crocodile, but more like green toe fungus and drippy nose slime.
Thank God McIdiot is gone.
did I read we killed them all ?
Or close to it...................
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