Rand Paul rips Lindsey Graham: 'Wrong about almost every foreign policy decision'

Rand Paul rips Lindsey Graham: 'Wrong about almost every foreign policy decision'
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Sen. Rand PaulRandal (Rand) Howard Paul Democratic debate at Tyler Perry's could miss the mark with black voters RNC says ex-Trump ambassador nominee's efforts 'to link future contributions to an official action' were 'inappropriate' GOP divided over impeachment trial strategy MORE (R-Ky.) went after fellow GOP Sen. Lindsey GrahamLindsey Olin GrahamHillicon Valley: Commerce extends Huawei waiver | Senate Dems unveil privacy bill priorities | House funding measure extends surveillance program | Trump to tour Apple factory | GOP bill would restrict US data going to China Overnight Defense — Presented by Boeing — Stopgap spending bill includes military pay raise | Schumer presses Pentagon to protect impeachment witnesses | US ends civil-nuclear waiver in Iran Cruz, Graham and Cheney call on Trump to end all nuclear waivers for Iran MORE Tuesday morning on MSNBC, saying that the South Carolina senator has "been wrong about almost every foreign policy decision of the past two decades."

"He was wrong about the Iraq War," Paul told Stephanie Ruhle.

"He was wrong about the war in Libya," Paul continued. "He's wrong about this."

Both conflicts, Paul said, only brought more "chaos and terrorism" to the respective regions.

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Graham has been one of many lawmakers who have vehemently opposed President TrumpDonald John TrumpMost Americans break with Trump on Ukraine, but just 45 percent think he should be removed: poll Judge orders Democrats to give notice if they request Trump's NY tax returns Trump's doctor issues letter addressing 'speculation' about visit to Walter Reed MORE's decision last week to remove remaining U.S. troops from the northeastern border of Syria. Graham went as far as to say that the removal of troops could be the biggest mistake of Trump's presidency.

Later in the interview, Paul said that he "didn't see a national interest" in Syria, believing that a "national debate" would be the best way to see if the U.S., in fact, did have an interest in the conflict.

On Wednesday, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan announced that he had launched a military offensive into Syria against Kurdish forces known as the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a vital ally to the U.S. in the fight against ISIS.

Over the weekend, the SDF made a deal with Syrian President Bashar Assad for the support of Syrian troops in the fight against Turkish forces.

Monday, Trump announced economic sanctions against Turkey for its military campaign into Syria.