For Trump, it's all about the money -- and the oil.
David Fahrenthold of the Washington Post finds yet another example of foreign nationals bribing the Trump administration by staying at his DC hotel. This time for nearly a month.
"Acting defense secretary Patrick Shanahan presented an updated military plan that included sending up to 120,000 troops to the region," Willie Geist said.
South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham was very unhappy with CNN's Dana Bash for daring to point out that President Obama pulled troops out of Iraq because he was honoring Bush's Status of Forces Agreement.
Sen. Lindsey Graham didn't take kindly to CNN's Dana Bash pointing out that the reason President Obama withdrew troops from Iraq was because he was honoring a status of forces agreement negotiated by the Bush administration.
Trump's cheerleaders over on state-run TV conveniently avoided discussing the substance of Trump's trip to Iraq, which he treated like a campaign stop, by bashing the media instead.
Hannity guest host Jason Chaffetz and his guests, Sebastian Gorka, Kayleigh McEnany and Morgan Ortagus have a whinefest over the media criticism of Trump treating his visit to troops in Iraq like a campaign rally.
Who the hell tells troops stationed overseas that America's commitment to them and their mission means we're "suckers"? The so-called president, that's who.
Charlie Sykes says Trump telling the troops that America's mission is being "suckers" is crass transactionalism.
There are rules about these things, but Trump as usual ignored them.
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