GOP Senators Ask If State Department Lawyers Are Removing References to ISIS ‘Genocide’

A group of Yazidis from Iraq carrying their arrive at a makeshift camp at the Greek-Macedonian border

Republican senators are calling on Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to explain reports that top State Department lawyers are systematically removing the word “genocide” to describe the Islamic State’s slaughter of Christians, Yazidis, and other ethnic minorities in Iraq and Syria from official agency documents.