Fearful anti-Trump Republicans dare to think unthinkable

Rumours are afoot that up to 35 Republican senators would vote to impeach Trump, if they could do so in secret. But the Syria debacle may finally bring them out of hiding

27th October, 2019

Donald Trump’s decision to pull American soldiers out of Syria wasn’t quite as impulsive as it seemed. He had told reporters in early 2018 that he wanted to leave Syria, and bring the troops home, but the way in which he did it was managed dreadfully.

By making a sudden announcement that US generals had to implement in mere days, the president guaranteed military chaos. US war planes had to bomb their...

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