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Trump insists he’s right and ‘failed Generals’ are wrong about Syria

Anybody else would be a national hero! Trump insists he’s RIGHT to pull troops fighting ISIS out of Syria and ‘failed Generals who were unable to do the job’ are complaining about my orders

  • Donald Trump vented Monday morning, after a weekend of critical coverage of his Syria strategy, that he’s right to pull U.S forces out of Syria
  • Said in tweets he’d be considered a ‘national hero’ if he were anyone else
  • Slammed the ‘Fake News Media’ and ‘failed Generals who were unable to do the job before I arrived’ for complaining ‘about me & my tactics’ 

Donald Trump vented Monday morning, after a weekend of critical coverage of his  Syria strategy, that he’s right to pull U.S forces out of Syria.

Trump said in tweets that he’d be considered a ‘national hero,’ if he were anyone else.

He said it’s ‘failed Generals’ who are wrong about staying long enough to defeat ISIS. 

‘I campaigned on getting out of Syria and other places. Now when I start getting out the Fake News Media, or some failed Generals who were unable to do the job before I arrived, like to complain about me & my tactics, which are working. Just doing what I said I was going to do!’ he tweeted.

Donald Trump vented Monday morning, after a weekend of critical coverage of his Syria strategy, that he’s right to pull U.S forces out of Syria. He’s seen here on Dec. 26 speaking to the troops in Iraq at Al Asad Air Base

Trump told the troops they would be leaving Syria immediately, and the 2,000 American soldiers there would be coming home now or after a tour in Iraq

Trump told the troops they would be leaving Syria immediately, and the 2,000 American soldiers there would be coming home now or after a tour in Iraq

Trump said in tweets  on Monday that he'd be considered a 'national hero' if he were anyone else

Trump said in tweets  on Monday that he’d be considered a ‘national hero’ if he were anyone else

He said it's 'failed Generals' who are wrong about staying long enough to defeat ISIS

He said it’s ‘failed Generals’ who are wrong about staying long enough to defeat ISIS

President Trump says he will stop the never-ending wars the U.S. has been in - suggesting that  he will pull troops out of Afghanistan, in addition to Syria

President Trump says he will stop the never-ending wars the U.S. has been in – suggesting that  he will pull troops out of Afghanistan, in addition to Syria

The president could have been talking about any number of current or former generals, including his outgoing chief of staff or his exiting defense secretary.

Both are leaving the administration this week. Both have admitted to differences of opinion with the president when it comes to the deployment of American forces in conflict zones.

In an interview with the Los Angeles Times that came out on Sunday evening, retired general and departing White House Chief of Staff John Kelly said his legacy in the Trump administration should be judged by what he kept the president from doing.

‘When I first took over, he was inclined to want to withdraw from Afghanistan,’ Kelly said.

Kelly said that made sure the president had access to a variety of viewpoints before making a decision.

‘It’s never been: The president just wants to make a decision based on no knowledge and ignorance,’ he said. ‘You may not like his decision, but at least he was fully informed on the impact.’ 

Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham on Sunday came to the White House for lunch with Trump with the intent of changing his mind on the troop withdrawal in Syria.

He suggested that he’d successfully convinced the president to slow the process as he spoke to reporters after the meal outside the White House.

‘I think we’re in a pause situation where we are re-evaluating what’s the best way to achieve the president’s objective of having people pay more and do more,’ the senator said.

It’s unclear what the president committed to — the White House has yet to affirm Graham’s comments or reports that Trump has decided to give the Pentagon more than 30 days to withdrawal U.S. forces from Syria.

Trump said that the U.S. would be leaving Syria immediately, and the 2,000 American soldiers there would be coming home now or after a tour in Iraq.

‘Because of these gains, our service members in Syria can now return home to their families. Some will come here for a stay, but a lot of them are going to be going back home, where they want to be, with their families. They’ve done a fantastic job,’ he said.

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk


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