Obama: ‘Not My Decision’ To Pull Troops Out Of Iraq

Published August 10, 2014 by charlenecleoeiben54123

Obama: ‘Not My Decision’ To Pull Troops Out Of Iraq

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Via NRO

President Obama refused to take responsibility for the lack of U.S. troops in Iraq, saying that American soldiers had to pull out due to political pressure from Iraqi leaders.

“This issue keeps on coming up as if this was my decision,” Obama retorted when asked if he had any second thoughts, in light of the terrorist force taking over regions of Iraq, about having pulled all American troops out of the country. “The reason that we did not have a follow-on force in Iraq was because a majority of Iraqis did not want U.S. troops there and politically they could not pass the kind of laws that would be required to protect our troops in Iraq,” he said.

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