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Trump's abrupt departure from Syria draws fierce criticism

Clip: 10/07/2019 | 4m 25s | Video has closed captioning.

A day after the White House announced that President Trump was withdrawing all U.S. forces on the Syrian-Turkish border, U.S. bases there are deserted. Trump's abrupt decision now potentially puts the Kurdish-led, American-supported Syrian Democratic Forces directly in harm's way of Turkish forces -- and the Capitol Hill reaction has been bipartisan and blistering. Amna Nawaz reports.

Aired: 10/07/19

Rating: NR

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