Power of Story
Send a Tweet        
- Advertisement -

Share on Google Plus 1 Share on Twitter 3 Share on Facebook 3 Share on LinkedIn Share on PInterest Share on Fark! Share on Reddit Share on StumbleUpon Tell A Friend 1 (8 Shares)  

Printer Friendly Page Save As Favorite View Favorites (# of views)   50 comments

"Democrats are acting like a bunch of cowards": Trump's Syria strike opens a rift on the left

Quicklink submitted By   Follow Me on Twitter     Message Rob Kall     Permalink
Related Topic(s): ; ; ; ; , Add Tags

Must Read 3   Well Said 2   Supported 2  
View Ratings | Rate It

opednews.com Headlined to H1 4/9/17

Become a Fan
  (306 fans)

Some progressive orgs are furious that senior Democratic leadership has endorsed Trump’s attacks in Syria, that they aren’t more strongly condemning Trump’s strikes against Syria

Some Dems in Congress dinged Trump for not seeking congressional approval — but largely supported the action itself. Chuck Schumer called punishing Syria’s Bashar al-Assad “the right thing to do,” and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) labeled the strikes a “proportional response.” 

Left-wing organizers want Schumer & Pelosi pushing back more strongly. “Democrats are acting like a bunch of cowards,” said Murshed Zaheed, CREDO Action political director. “calling on all congressional leaders to call for emergency deliberations on Trump’s illegal escalation in Syria. Anything short of that will show that Democrats are completely out of touch with the base of their party.”

Read the rest of the story HERE:

At www.vox.com

- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -