PressTV-Trump defends withdrawing US troops from Syria

US President Donald Trump has defended his decision to withdraw American troops from Syria, saying he is “just doing what I said I was going to do” during his 2016 election campaign.

Trump made the comments on Monday, one day after Republican Senator Lindsey Graham, a close ally of the US leader, told reporters at the White House that Trump will reevaluate the withdrawal plan for Syria.

Graham has been a harsh critic of the withdrawal decision, which he initially called a “disaster.”

“… I campaigned on getting out of Syria and other places. Now when I start getting out the Fake News Media, or some failed Generals who were unable to do the job before I arrived, like to complain about me & my tactics, which are working,” Trump wrote on Twitter.

“Just doing what I said I was going to do!”

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