Sen. Lindsey Graham: Obama Ignoring ISIS Threat to US

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Photo Credit: AP

Sen. Lindsey Graham said President Barack Obama ignored the threat the terror group ISIS poses to the United States during a Thursday press conference when he declared the crisis was over for Yazidis trapped on a stiflingly hot mountaintop in Iraq.

“We broke the [ISIS] siege of Mount Sinjar,” Obama told reporters. “We helped vulnerable people reach safety, and we helped save many innocent lives.”

The Yazidis are a religious minority that have been targeted by Islamic militant group ISIS, which demands they convert to Islam or be killed.

The United Nations disagreed that the crisis is over, saying in its own press conference Thursday that thousands more Yazidis are still stranded on Mount Sinjar and need assistance.


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