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Donald Trump on Syria: 'Just doing what I said I would do'

Jan 01, 2019 - The Washington Times

President Trump said Monday he is pulling troops out of Syria as part of his campaign promise, adding if anyone else was bringing members of the military home they would be "a national hero."

The decision has rocked Washington, leading to top officials in the administration to resign including Secretary of Defense James Mattis, who will be temporarily replaced by Patrick Shanahan on Tuesday.

The president reminded in a series of tweets Monday that he campaigned against "never endin...