Republican leader McCarthy wants pause on U.S. congressional action on Turkey

Reuters | Oct 18, 2019 at 4:04 PM

WASHINGTON, Oct 18 (Reuters) - As U.S. lawmakers from both parties press forward to penalize Turkey for its recent assault on Syria, the top Republican in the House of Representatives, Kevin McCarthy, said it is more appropriate for them to pause so that fellow Republican President Donald Trump and his administration can take the lead.