Newsweek has fired the political reporter who claimed Donald Trump would be spending Thanksgiving "tweeting, golfing and more" - before the president spent the day serving turkey dinners to U.S. troops in Afghanistan.
He then met with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani. The White House rescinded its right of guard when Trump left the country after meeting with U.S. military personnel and the Afghan president.
Traveling with Republican Sen. The first lady did not join him. There, he served turkey to soldiers dressed in fatigues and sat down for a meal. "I should have started with that, and not the mashed potatoes". I never got to my turkey. Trump promised at his election in 2016 to put a stop to "endless wars" with U.S. involvement.
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USA soldiers walk at the site of a Taliban suicide attack in Kandahar in a file photo.
The Taliban-American peace talks collapsed in September. "Tweeting, golfing and more", before Trump's surprise visit to Afghanistan was announced publicly. For months now, he has described American forces as "policemen" and argued that other countries' wars should be theirs to wage. They were summoned from a nearby hotel to Mar-a-Lago after noon to hold an expected Trump conference call with troops. So Trump is making demands for the talks even though the Taliban may not be expecting that as part of the deal. A relatively small al-Qaida presence, it said, "poses a very limited threat to US personnel and our partners in Afghanistan".
Trump said in Afghanistan that he was ready to reduce United States troop numbers "much further" than the draft deal s decrease to 8,600 - the level before Trump took office and ordered reinforcements.
Still, he said, the U.S. will stay in the country "until we have a deal or we have total victory".
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Ghani also hailed the death of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.
This time, Grisham said the White House made arrangements to ensure continuity in the president's Twitter account, which posted unremarkable happy Thanksgiving tweets as he was in the air.
The Taliban last week handed over two hostages - an American and an Australian - after three years in captivity in exchange for three high-ranking insurgent prisoners, a move seen as a boost to peace talks.
Grisham cited the reasons for concealing the true movements of Trump and informed the journalist aboard Air Force One that Afghanistan's Bagram military airbase is located in a risky area and Trump wanted to support the soldiers. (Olivier Douliery/AFP via Getty Images) President Donald Trump speaks to the troops during a surprise Thanksgiving day visit at Bagram Air Field, in Afghanistan on November 28, 2019.
When the aircraft landed in Joint Base Andrews later Wednesday night, Trump switched to Air Power One - which was not lit up on the tarmac, however was as a substitute hidden in a hangar. Nobody would confirm where he was going.
After a 13-hour journey, and a brief period on the ground, Trump also wistfully told the troops that his Thanksgiving meal had been cut short.
Trump's plane touched down at Palm Beach International Airport before 7 a.m. local time, according to The Hill. The cabin lights were mostly switched off and window blinds stayed shut. "It'll probably work out that way", he said.
Afghan officials said Thursday that two separate explosions in the north of the country killed at least 16 people, nearly all of them women and girls.