Date: December 27, 2018
“President Trump early Thursday defended his decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria, saying it was ‘no surprise’ and asking if the nation wants to be in the war-torn nation ‘forever.’
‘Getting out of Syria was no surprise. I’ve been campaigning on it for years, and six months ago, when I very publicly wanted to do it, I agreed to stay longer,’ he said in a tweet.
‘Russia, Iran, Syria & others are the local enemy of ISIS. We were doing there [sic] work. Time to come home & rebuild.”