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Walden votes against Trump’s policy on Kurds

Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River) talks during a town hall meeting in Vale last summer. Walden voted last week against President Donald Trump's decision to pull U.S. troops from northern Syria. (The Enterprise/File).

VALE – Oregon’s longtime Republican Congressman joined a large majority of others in supporting a resolution last week rebuking President Donald Trump’s move to pull U.S. troops from Syria.

Two-thirds of Republican lawmakers in the House voted to support the measure last week, including Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River).

The resolution demanded Turkey end its offensive against the Kurds in northern Syria and urged the U.S. to protect the Kurds and help Kurdish towns under attack.

The House vote was 354-60 to support the resolution.

The vote is significant because . . .