Except actions don’t always equal rhetoric.
Making new friends
“[I]n recent weeks, Trump has privately expressed regret for choosing McMaster.”
“This deal represents the same failed approach of the past that brought us to the current imminent threat we face from North Korea.”
“Assad committed suicide here.”
“This distinction does not much matter to the dead …”
Full dance card
Kurds up, Turks down?
11-day warning period?
“What the president decides to say from the House floor will be an early indication of McMaster’s clout within the administration.”
That didn’t work out very well, did it?
“We’re not in Iraq to seize anybody’s oil.”
“American lives will be saved because of it. Future attacks will be prevented.”
“We are in the process of compiling names.”
Flashback: “Either the president doesn’t read the intelligence he’s getting or he’s bulls***ting.”
Right after they attack the Kurds, natch.
“That has long been our plan …”
3-6 pm ET
“‘solid’ intelligence al-Baghdadi was somewhere in the Iraqi city…”
Turkey-backed militia complicating matters?
“Perhaps he shouldn’t be doing it yet. And perhaps we should be waiting for the United Nations.”
She forgot the 3,800 troops already in Iraq.
U.S. foreign policy on Middle East needs changing.
“I think that’s appropriate until we develop a new vetting system.”
Most of us already knew, but thanks for the tip
“We never would have entered the Iraq war in the first place.”
“They are harsh, but they are not strong.”
Out of sight, out of mind… until the election, anyway
“To have 23,000 potential killers in our midst is horrifying.”
Worst season of Survivor ever
Not going down with the ship