O’Rourke: Trump ‘provoking’ another war by sending troops to Middle East

Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke criticized President Donald Trump’s approval to send an additional 1,500 US troops to the Middle East this week as a step toward “yet another war.”

“President Trump is escalating tensions, is provoking yet another war in the Middle East where we find ourselves already engaged in war in so many countries — in Iraq, in Syria, in Yemen, not too far from there in Libya, and in Afghanistan,” the former Texas congressman told Margaret Brennan on CBS’