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Top U.S. envoy in ISIS fight resigns over Syria withdrawal

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Brett McGurk had been planning to exit his post in February. But sources tell CBS News that he informed Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that he will accelerate his departure due to a strong disagreement with President Trump’s decision to withdraw troops from Syria. He submitted his resignation on Friday, CBS News’ “Face the Nation” moderator Margaret Brennan reports.