The Taliban has welcomed the tweet by President Donald Trump pledging for U.S. troops in Afghanistan to return home before the end of the year, amid concerns that such a move could jeopardize the deal agreed earlier this year aimed at ending two decades of conflict.
Just hours after Trump’s national security adviser, Robert O’Brien, had said that U.S forces in the country would be halved to 2,500 by early 2021, Trump tweeted on Wednesday: “We should have the small remaining number of our BRAVE Men and Women serving in Afghanistan home by Christmas!”
The Doha agreement struck in the Qatari capital between the Taliban and the U.S. in February was intended to allow the
President Trump’s doctor said Trump is not currently on oxygen, but would not say whether he ever received oxygen since his COVID-19 diagnosis.
President Donald Trump is receiving oxygen and has begun a course of steroids. Doctors said patients for whom that’s the case often spend several days in the hospital in the best-case scenario.
At a news conference Sunday morning, one of the physicians treating the president said he had begun a course of the steroid dexamethasone Saturday after a drop in his oxygen levels. The president will receive that “for the time being,” Dr. Sean Dooley said.
The president’s physician, Navy Cmdr. Sean Conley, said that if Trump continued to look and feel well, “our hope is that we can plan for a discharge as early as (Monday) to the White House, where he can continue his treatment course.”
That would not be the typical
In closely divided Kenosha, Trump’s law and order message hits close to home after Jacob Blake shooting
KENOSHA, Wis. — As a longtime activist calling for racial and social equality in his hometown, Isaac Wallner has been moved in recent days by the large street protests demanding justice in the wake of the police shooting of Jacob Blake.
But as those peaceful daytime demonstrations gave way to violent confrontations with police, destruction of businesses and burning of buildings at night, Wallner said he’s become increasingly worried that the urgent push for change will be drowned out by President Donald Trump’s calls for law and order, a central theme of the Republican’s reelection campaign.
“This is an election year, and I feel Trump and the Republican Party will benefit from the unrest, and we need to
First Lady Melania Trump speaks during the Republican National Convention filmed in the Rose Garden at the White House on Tuesday, Aug 25, 2020 in Washington, DC. Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images
On August 22, First Lady Melania Trump hosted a private party to celebrate the unveiling of the renovated White House Rose Garden. But now, according to CNN, the renovated Rose Garden is already in need of repairs.
CNN’s Kate Bennett reports that according to a source who is knowledgeable of the Rose Garden’s problems, it is suffering from “issues with water drainage” as well as “some minor complications with updated construction.”
Deputy White House Press Secretary Judd Deere told CNN that in the Rose Garden, “The sod is being replaced at no cost to taxpayers.” And an official for President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign told CNN that the campaign will be paying for the