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Donald Trump set to order more troops home from Iraq and Afghanistan in waning days of --


President Donald Trump is planning an Executive Order that would bring home more troops from Iraq and Afghanistan, leaving just 2,500 in each country

The order, however, would stop short of his promise to bring home all troops from those two countries by the end of the year 

Aa it's currently drafted, according to a U.S. official, these troops will come back to the U.S. just five days before Joe Biden is set to take office 

It's no surprise that the withdraw order will come shortly after Trump's shakeup at the Pentagon, including firing his Defense Secretary Mark Esper 

Trump feels the new officials, including Acting Defense Secretary Christopher Miller, share in his priorities – including brining troops home from warzones