Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, left, wrote the amendment that would oppose withdrawal of US troops from Syria and Afghanistan as US President Donald Trump has proposed. Photo: Bloomberg Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, left, wrote the amendment that would oppose withdrawal of US troops from Syria and Afghanistan as US President Donald Trump has proposed. Photo: Bloomberg
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, left, wrote the amendment that would oppose withdrawal of US troops from Syria and Afghanistan as US President Donald Trump has proposed. Photo: Bloomberg
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US Senate rebukes Donald Trump on troop withdrawals from Syria and Afghanistan

  • The vote is the latest indication of deepening cracks between the Republican Senate and Trump on foreign policy matters
  • Trump has argued that Islamic State had been defeated even though his intelligence chiefs disagree

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, left, wrote the amendment that would oppose withdrawal of US troops from Syria and Afghanistan as US President Donald Trump has proposed. Photo: Bloomberg Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, left, wrote the amendment that would oppose withdrawal of US troops from Syria and Afghanistan as US President Donald Trump has proposed. Photo: Bloomberg
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, left, wrote the amendment that would oppose withdrawal of US troops from Syria and Afghanistan as US President Donald Trump has proposed. Photo: Bloomberg
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