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The Latest: Trump in Afghanistan for surprise visit

 

November 29, 2019



BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's first visit to Afghanistan (all times local):

11:50 p.m.

President Donald Trump is thanking U.S. troops in Afghanistan during a surprise visit to Bagram Air Field in his first trip to the site of America's longest war.

He says he flew 8,331 miles to be there to tell them the U.S. has never been stronger. He says, "There is nowhere I'd rather celebrate Thanksgiving."

Trump spoke to a crowd of about 1,500 troops gathered in a hangar on the base. He stood behind a podium surrounded by army green sandbags and flanked...



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