This is insanity.
Trump was asked in the Roosevelt Room of the White House about the potential threat of an ISIS resurgence, should its fighters escape once security forces the region.
"Well they’re going to be escaping to Europe. That’s where they want to go. They want to go back to their homes," Trump said.
These are militant ISIS fighters and the Kurds are guarding roughly 12,000 of them in Northern Syria
Here is a hard to watch video-
Asked about potential of ISIS fighters escaping following withdrawal of U.S. troops from northern Syria, Pres. Trump says, "Well, they're going to be escaping to Europe. That's where they want to go. They want to go back to their homes." https://t.co/wdLmYKKuYY pic.twitter.com/6Em11AVSS2— ABC News (@ABC) October 9, 2019
By the way. The Kurdish forces we fought alongside and have now abandoned, lost 11,000 of their men fighting ISIS for us.