VPM: Congresswoman Spanberger: Syria Withdrawal “Misguided and Catastrophic”

VPM, CHARLES FISHBURNE

CLICK HERE FOR AUDIO

Seventh District Democratic Congresswoman Abigail Spanberger has just returned from a visit to the Syria-Jordan border.  She says the Trump administration’s decision to withdraw US troops from Northern Syria is “misguided and catastrophic.”

The former CIA operations officer is a member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs and visited the border with a bipartisan delegation to bolster relations.  The news broke just as they left Jordan.

“The betrayal of those who have been dying on the battlefield to help us in our efforts against ISIS is just something that from a national security perspective, from a foreign relations perspective is just unbelievable,” Spanberger said.

The President said in a series of Tweets the United States was shouldering too much of the burden and the cost of fighting the Islamic State.

Spanberger says it is a betrayal that will take decades to undo.

Recent Posts


Feb 26, 2024
Womens' Issues

In Wake of Alabama Supreme Court Ruling, Spanberger Joins Bipartisan, Bicameral Effort to Protect Access to IVF

Congresswoman: “This Ruling Sets a Dangerous Precedent” WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Representative Abigail Spanberger today backed bipartisan legislation to protect every American’s right to access in-vitro fertilization (IVF) following the Alabama Supreme Court’s ruling that frozen embryos are children under the law. On February 16, 2024, the Alabama Supreme Court ruled that frozen embryos — […]



Spanberger, Valadao Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Strengthen U.S. Voting Systems Against Foreign Attacks

U.S. Senate Version is Led by U.S. Senators Mark Warner & Susan Collins WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Representatives Abigail Spanberger (D-VA-07) and David Valadao (R-CA-22) today introduced bipartisan legislation to strengthen the security of U.S. election infrastructure by requiring that voting systems undergo simulated attacks as part of their standard certification process. Given ongoing attempts […]



Feb 23, 2024
Local Issues

Spanberger, Garbarino Lead Bipartisan Bill to Track & Report Tick Bite-Associated Condition, Alpha-Gal Syndrome

The Congresswoman’s “Recognize AGS Act” Would Direct HHS to Make Alpha-Gal Syndrome a Nationally Notifiable Disease WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Representatives Abigail Spanberger (D-VA-07) and Andrew R. Garbarino (R-NY-02) introduced bipartisan legislation to allow for greater monitoring and reporting of alpha-gal syndrome (AGS) cases by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Alpha-gal syndrome […]