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President Trump pulls troops out of Syria's border with Turkey

After meeting with Turkey's president, President Trump has decided to withdraw some troops from the border, according to NPR.

Experts fear that Turkey's military will move in on Kurdish forces, which include U.S. allies in the fight against ISIS, according to BBC.

Former Trump national security team member Brett McGurk called the decision a "potential crisis," according to NPR. Nikki Haley, President Donald Trump's former ambassador to the United Nations, tweeted that the decision is leaving Kurdish allies "to die."

Supreme Court listens to arguments over LGBTQ+ workplace rights

Two cases have been brought to the court to decide whether employers are free to fire employees because they identify as gay or transgender under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, according to NPR.

The court is currently made up of four liberal justices and five conservative justices, but some experts speculate that conservative Justice Neil Gorsuch might vote in favor of the LGBTQ+ community, according to CNN.

The Court will make their decision this spring, which has the potential to affect 1 million transgender employees and 7.1 million lesbian, gay and bisexual workers, according to UCLA's Williams Institute.

Impeachment inquiry calls witnesses

The White House sent a letter to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, writing that they will not be cooperating in the impeachment inquiry under "under these circumstances".

House of Representative Democrats issued a subpoena to the U.S. Ambassador to the European Union, Gordon Sondland after the State Department told Sondland not to testify. He is set up for deposition on Oct. 16, according to CNN.

Isabella is as senior political science major from Seattle, Washington and Costa Rica. You can find her playing tennis or eating Asian food.

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