Trump administration to withdraw 1,200 U.S. troops from Iraq
Expected to announce another drawdown of troops from Iraq. Today. NPR's child, Snyder has more word of the announcement. The president is planning to make a MME from a senior administration official who talked with reporters aboard Air Force One following the president's campaign rally in Winston Salem, North Carolina. Another announcement is expected in the days ahead about a troop reduction from Afghanistan. US currently has more than 5000 troops in Iraq. Some 8600 are in Afghanistan. A firm number of troops to be with Ron is not yet clear, but the president has long promised and what he has called the country's endless wars. The expected announcements come as a president is facing sharp criticism stemming from reports alleging that he has made disparaging remarks about Americans who died in war. Kyle Snyder.