McCain blasts Trump for ending covert training of Syrian rebels

Written by Connor O’brien Senate Armed Services Chairman John McCain slammed the Trump administration Thursday over reports it decided to end a CIA program to arm and train anti-Assad rebels in Syria. The Arizona Republican, who announced Wednesday he was diagnosed with brain cancer and has been away from the Senate this week, called the more

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Trump aide to Syrian government: Don’t ‘TEST’ Trump

White House national security aide Sebastian Gorka said Tuesday that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad shouldn’t “test” President Trump when it comes to preventing further chemical attacks in Syria. Gorka told Erin Burnett on CNN’s “OutFront” that a “rational” government in Syria wouldn’t “test the resolve of the president.” “If the most powerful nation in the more