Trump mocks Newsweek over story on Thanksgiving plans

President TrumpDonald John TrumpDemocrats ask if they have reason to worry about UK result Trump scramble to rack up accomplishments gives conservatives heartburn Seven years after Sandy Hook, the politics of guns has changed MORE mocked Newsweek over its story on his Thanksgiving plans after it posted a story Thursday entitled “How is Trump spending Thanksgiving? Tweeting, golfing and more.”

“I thought Newsweek was out of business?” Trump said with a retweet of his son Donald Trump Jr.Donald (Don) John TrumpMelania Trump's 'Be Best' hashtag trends after president goes after Greta Thunberg Trump Jr. blasts Time for choosing 'marketing gimmick' Greta Thunberg as Person of the Year White House calls Democratic witness's mentioning of president's youngest son 'classless' MORE's tweet that placed a screenshot of Newsweek's story next to photos of the president in Afghanistan where he made a surprise visit U.S. troops on the holiday.

Trump made a surprise visit to troops in Afghanistan on Thursday, his first to the nation as commander in chief. 

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The president met with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani during his visit and announced the restart of peace talks with the Taliban and the planned reduction of U.S. troops in the country.

“It’s a dangerous area and he wants to support the troops,” White House press secretary Stephanie GrishamStephanie GrishamWhite House on Greta Thunberg: Trump, first lady communicate differently Democrats approve two articles of impeachment against Trump in Judiciary vote White House vows to appeal ruling blocking use of military funds for border wall MORE said of Trump. “He and Mrs. Trump recognize that there’s a lot of people far away from their families during the holidays and we thought it’d be a nice surprise.

“It’s truly about Thanksgiving and supporting the troops.”