Trump mocks Newsweek over story on Thanksgiving plans

President TrumpDonald John TrumpRussian sanctions will boomerang States, cities rethink tax incentives after Amazon HQ2 backlash A Presidents Day perspective on the nature of a free press 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 TrumpTrump Jr., Meadows wear matching Trump jackets on 'Fox & Friends' Group auctioning off hunting trip with Donald Trump Jr. Trump allies to barnstorm Iowa for caucuses 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 GrishamBarr: Trump's tweets make it 'impossible for me to do my job' Hope Hicks to return to White House Record crowd numbers expected at India cricket stadium for Trump's visit 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.”