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  • Senate to debate and vote on Syria policy next week

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced Friday the Senate will vote as early as next week on a broad Middle East policy bill, one that will allow senators to express their misgivings about President Donald Trump's controversial decision to bring US troops home from Syria. The bill doesn't specifically counter the withdrawal -- a surprise move that alarmed foreign policy hawks like Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina but also more mainstream rank-and-file members from each...

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  • Senate to debate and vote on Syria policy next week

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced Friday the Senate will vote as early as next week on a broad Middle East policy bill, one that will allow senators to express their misgivings about President Donald Trump's controversial decision to bring US troops home from Syria.

    CNN
  • Dem senator pitches wall funding in exchange for immigration vote

    Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) predicted on Monday night that President Trump could get a deal on funding for the U.S-Mexico border wall in exchange for a vote on comprehensive immigration reform.Manchin, during an int

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  • Trump’s move to ease Russia sanctions survives Senate vote

    Democrats' attempt to undermine President Trump's decisions on Russia sanctions went down to defeat in the Senate on Wednesday as they weren't able to win over enough Republicans to overcome a GOP filibuster. The failure means the Treasury Department's plans to relax sanctions on three Russian companies can move forward.

    The Washington Times