Graham pleads with Trump on Syria: 'Change course while you still can'

Sen. Lindsey Graham on Friday claimed vindication for his harsh criticism of the White House’s foreign policy in Syria, urging President Donald Trump to “change course while you still can.”The South Carolina Republican has been perhaps the most vocal GOP opponent of Trump’s decision last weekend to allow the Turkish military to invade northern Syria, where it has engaged the U.S.-allied Kurdish fighters who helped quash Islamic State forces in the region. “Every concern I had about President Trump’s Syria decision is coming true in spades,” Graham wrote on Twitter. “The reemergence of ISIS is on the way. And if you think only Europe is threatened — you are sadly mistaken.” Graham also warned that the “ability to recruit partners to fight radical Islam in the future has been virtually destroyed,” concluding: “Mr. President: change course while you still can.”Congressional lawmakers are urging Trump to reverse the administration’s action, which

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