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Trump, Democrats Clash After House Passes Resolution Opposing U.S. Withdrawal in Syria

from The Wall Street Journal,

Democrats accuse President Trump of insulting House Speaker Pelosi; House GOP Leader McCarthy says the speaker tried to make the meeting unproductive.

A meeting at the White House with congressional leaders about Syria ended in outrage on both sides with President Trump calling House Speaker Nancy Pelosi a “third-grade politician” and Mrs. Pelosi countering that Mr. Trump was experiencing a meltdown. The confrontation came shortly after House Democrats and Republicans voted overwhelmingly to oppose Mr. Trump’s decision this month to pull troops from northern Syria.

The measure—which passed by a 354-to-60 margin

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