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Van Hollen: Sanctions 'next best' way to influence Turkey

Clip: 10/15/2019 | 6m 33s Video has closed captioning.

Lawmakers from both parties are angry with Turkey for its military campaign inside Syria against Kurdish forces, and at President Trump for withdrawing U.S. forces. Sen. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., one of the lead authors of legislation that would sanction Turkey, tells Nick Schifrin that Trump's decision is having "a devastating impact" and has handed Russia "a lot more leverage in the region."

Aired: 10/15/19

Rating: NR

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