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December 20, 2018  

President Donald J. Trump yesterday announced that all U.S. soldiers fighting in Syria will be brought home by mid-January. True to form, Trump announced his decision via Twitter, neither seeking nor taking advice from his experts on his plan.

It isn't just a another example of the chaos that has been the norm in the White House since Trump took office; it is yet another example of the president running his own program, no matter the likely consequences to the country. This kind of behavior is not a quirk, as Leid Stories has pointed out many times before. Rather, it suggests that the president's capacity to lead and make sound decisions should be questioned.

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