Outgoing Republican Congressman , who is not seeking re-election, says he is “shocked, angered and embarrassed” and no longer supports after the President gave Turkey a green light to invade Syria.
Illinois GOP Rep. John Shimkus — a retiring 22-year vet of Congress — says he no longer supports Trump after he abandoned the Kurds.
Republican Rep. John Shimkus says he's no longer supporting Trump after he abandoned the Kurds. Shimkus, who is not running for re-election, called Trump's decision "terrible and despicable."
Illinois GOP CongressmanJohn Shimkus pulls Trump support after Syria decision "Pull my name off the 'I support Donald Trump' list." #TrumpGenocide
Republican congressman John Shimkus, who represents a deep-red district in Illinois (and isn't seeking re-election), abandons President Trump over his Syria move, calling it "terrible and despicable." "Take my name off the I support Donald Trump list."
.⁦⁩, R-IL, On Syria decision: “It's terrible. It's despicable. I'm heartbroken. In fact, I called my chief of staff in DC and said, 'Pull my name off the I support Donald Trump list.' We have just stabbed our allies in the back.”
Retiring GOP Rep. John Shimkus (IL): "Pull my name off the 'I support Donald Trump' list."