ABC News White House Correspondent Jake Tapper, like other journalists accompanying President Obama to Iraq, found some time before his deadline to file with Twitter.

He said that the traveling press corps are crashing on filing their pieces about the president's trip -- only because they all have to leave so soon, just a short time after landing in the country.

Tapper tweeted:
now we're all crashing pieces bc soon after POTUS leaves Iraq we have to leave too