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Trump / Afghanistan War / Address #1115030

ABC Evening News for Monday, Aug 21, 2017
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(Charleston, South Carolina: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Ft. Myer, Virginia: Cecilia Vega) Tonight's address from President Trump about his plan for the war in Afghanistan against the Taliban previewed; images shown of Trump with his national security team. [August 10, TRUMP - says he took over a mess.] Trump's reversal on Afghanistan noted. [In 2012, November 2016, Donald TRUMP - says Afghanistan is a complete disaster: get out; criticizes policy.! His November 21, 2013, "Let's get out" tweet quoted. [August 11, TRUMP - says we will be making decisions.] The issue of troop levels in Afghanistan discussed.

(Charleston, South Carolina: David Muir) ABC News coverage of the president's address outlined on screen.

Muir, David;
Vega, Cecilia

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