As President Trump’s withdrawal of American troops from Syria moves forward, he has taken the time to honor those who paid the ultimate price in the conflict against the Islamic State.
Trump attended a ceremony at Dover Air Force Base to pay tribute to four Americans, victims of a suicide bombing in the war-torn country, tweeting beforehand that they were “very special people who lost their lives in service to our Country!”
Meeting with families of the fallen “may be one of the toughest things I have to do as president,” Trump said, as he prepared to board Air Force One.
Since the withdrawal announcement, liberal media outlets have wasted no time playing politics, calling into question Trump’s decision. The Atlantic wrote that the decision was a “tragedy and farce,” while Trump’s former opponent, Hillary Clinton, tweeted that he is “putting our national security at grave risk”.
But as Trump said recently, “at some point you want to bring our forces home”. This reality has been lost on Democrats and even by some GOP politicians who are still resistant to one of the very reasons voters elected Trump in the first place: To do the job of putting America first.
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