'Coward' Mitt Romney scorched for 'hoping' Trump Syria withdrawal doesn't lead to even greater loss of life: 'Wait, aren't you a senator?'

'Coward' Mitt Romney scorched for 'hoping' Trump Syria withdrawal doesn't lead to even greater loss of life: 'Wait, aren't you a senator?'
050520-N-4549D-002 Boston, Mass. (May 20, 2005) – USS John F. Kennedy (CV 67) Commanding Officer, Capt. Dennis E. Fitzpatrick, gives the Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney a tour of the conventionally powered aircraft carrier's flight deck. Kennedy and the embarked Marine Expeditionary Unit Two Four (MEU-24) are visiting Boston in support of Armed Forces Day. U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate 3rd Class Joe Dye (RELEASED)

U.S. Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) is getting scorched after posting a tweet many see as incredibly weak and unproductive in the face of President Donald Trump’s abrupt withdrawal of American military forces from Northern Syria. Trump’s move “blindsided” the Pentagon and has already resulted in the death of at least seven Kurdish civilians.


“Reports indicate Turkey is predictably attacking the Kurdish allies we abandoned,” tweeted Senator Romney, who sits on the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations. “It’s a tragic loss of life among friends shamefully betrayed. We can only hope the President’s decision does not lead to even greater loss of life and a resurgence of ISIS.”

The Senator from Utah is a Republican party elder and considered a senior statesman, having been the GOP presidential nominee and a governor.

Romney is also the Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Near East, South Asia, Central Asia and Counterterrorism, which means Trump’s move is entirely in Romney’s wheelhouse, and he has the power to do more than “hope.”

Many clearly expected more, and were not shy about making that clear. Some used the opportunity to insist Romney actively support Trump’s impeachment, while others scolded him for not taking a stronger stance.

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