Trump Visits Iraq – level 1
President Trump gives his first visit to troops in a war zone. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump go to Iraq. They go the day after Christmas. They spend three hours with the troops.
The president speaks with reporters. He talks about the US government shut-down. He says US troops will stay in Iraq.
A little while ago he says that US troops will leave Syria. People think this means more fighting will happen. The fighting will happen if the American troops leave.
Difficult words: troop (soldiers), war zone (where a war is happening), US government shut-down (when the US government closes until people in the government can agree on a problem).
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