House votes against pulling troops out of Somalia
Majorities of Home lawmakers in each political events shot down a measure that may have compelled President Joe Biden to drag all U.S. troops out of Somalia, apart from troops defending the American embassy.
The textual content of the measure would have instructed “the President to take away all United States Armed Forces, apart from United States Armed Forces assigned to guard the USA Embassy, from Somalia by not later than the date that’s twelve months after the date of the adoption of this decision.”
Minorities from each events voted in favor of the measure, with leftist lawmakers like Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) and Rep. Cori Bush (D-Mo.) becoming a member of with conservative legislators like Rep. Chip Roy (R-Texas) and Thomas Massie (R-Ky.) to assist the concurrent decision.
General, 52 Republicans and 50 Democrats voted to yank U.S. troops out of Somalia, whereas a whopping 165 Republicans and 156 Democrats voted in opposition to the measure.
“By a big margin Congress helps preserving US troops in Somalia. I don’t. Most voters most likely do not both,” GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz tweeted.
“I simply voted for @RepMattGaetz’s decision to convey our troops dwelling from Somalia. There are at present no very important U.S. pursuits in having a presence there,” Republican Rep. Ken Buck of Colorado tweeted.
Final month, majorities of Home members in every social gathering rejected a concurrent resolution that may have directed the president to drag U.S. forces out of Syria. Solely 47 Republicans and 56 Democrats backed that measure, whereas 171 Republicans and 150 Democrats voted in opposition to it.
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