Trump makes surprise visit to US troops in Iraq, talks shutdown and defends Syria military withdrawal

Trump makes surprise visit to US troops in Iraq, talks shutdown and defends Syria military withdrawal
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Trump makes surprise visit to US troops in Iraq, talks shutdown and defends Syria military withdrawal
This is the first time Trump has visited U.S. troops in a war zone since becoming president.
Trump says he will wait however long it takes to get border wall money as shutdown drags on
The comment suggests little willingness on Trump’s part to back down as Democrats refuse to approve funds for the proposed barrier.
Trump advisor says Fed Chair Jerome Powell’s and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin’s jobs are safe
Hassett told an NBC News reporter at the White House that Powell’s role as the leader of the U.S. central bank is completely safe. That assurance followed an appearance on Fox Business, where Hassett said he is highly confident that the president is happy with Mnuchin.
The Kremlin says it conducted another successful test of a hypersonic weapon
The hypersonic glide vehicle, dubbed Avangard, is expected to enter Russia’s arsenal by 2020, according to sources with direct knowledge of a U.S. intelligence assessment.
Saudi Arabia clarifies Trump tweet: No new Saudi pledges to rebuild Syria
President Donald Trump tweeted that Saudi Arabia has agreed to put up the “necessary money” to help rebuild Syria. A Saudi embassy official in Washington said the kingdom has not made a major new financial pledge since August.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg released from hospital, recuperating at home
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was released from the hospital on Tuesday and is recovering at home.
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