Fox & Friends host Brian Kilmead launched a full-frontal attack on President Donald Trump for the president’s plan to pull U.S. troops out of Syria with Kilmead accusing Trump of giving re-birth to the terror army ISIS.
The Fox host slammed the president on Wednesday saying that if Trump pulls troops out of Syria he will “re-found” ISIS.
Brian Kilmeade just called out Trump to Sarah Sanders on Syria:
"Sarah, he's giving Russia a big win. Vladimir Putin praised him. He's also doing exactly what he criticized President Obama for doing. He said President Obama was the founder of ISIS. He just refounded ISIS." pic.twitter.com/PC48rTkQ77
— Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) December 21, 2018
According to The Blaze:
Kilmeade roundly criticized the president for a move that he characterized as the “refounding” of ISIS and a “win” for Russia.
During a conversation with White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, Kilmeade observed, “Sarah, [Trump is] giving Russia a big win. Vladimir Putin praised him. He also is doing exactly what he criticized President Obama for doing. He said President Obama was the founder of ISIS. [Trump] just refounded ISIS!”
“The president is … really on the griddle with this,” Kilmead added.
Huckabee Sanders thought Kilmead’s proclamation was absurd.
“Brian, I have to respectfully and vehemently disagree with you,” she said laughing. “The idea that the president has anything to do with helping ISIS re-emerge is absolutely outrageous.”
But Kilmead was undaunted. “Leaving [Syria] is helping. Leaving is helping,” he retorted.
Still, Huckabee Sanders disagreed with some more specific points saying:
Sanders responded, “The president has put so much emphasis on rebuilding and making sure we have the strongest military on the face of the planet. If ISIS wants to pick a fight with someone, they sure as heck don’t wanna pick one with Donald Trump, because he will destroy them and defeat them and he’s made that extremely clear.”
“We’ve wiped out 99 percent of ISIS in Syria,” Sanders continued. “The president doesn’t want to be in the middle of a civil war in the Middle East and continue to put American lives on the line. If we need to fight ISIS again, the president isn’t afraid to do that.”
If Trump does pull the troops, I guess we will see what happens. But, many feel Trump really won’t end up pulling the troops in the first place.
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