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Video: President, First Lady Make Surprise Visit to Troops in Iraq

Dec. 26, 2018

President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump made a surprise visit to U.S. service members at Al Asad Air Base outside Baghdad.

They stayed about three hours, mingling with troops and posing for pictures.

President Donald J. Trump poses for a picture with service members .
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President Donald J. Trump poses for a picture with service members during a surprise visit to Iraq, Dec. 26, 2018.
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The President and First Lady pose for a picture with troops.
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President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump pose for a picture with service members during a surprise visit to Iraq, Dec. 26, 2018.
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The president also addressed the troops before visiting their dining facility. Watch his remarks here:
 

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