Saturday, at his impromptu press confrence before leaving for a family vacation on Martha’s Vineyard, President Barack Obama claimed that no U.S. troops were left in Iraq to help keep the peace because Iraq’s refusal to sign a status of forces agreement.
In October 2012 during the presidential debate, GOP candidate former Gov. Mitt Romney (R-MA) pushed the president on his decision to remove all troops.
Romney said, “There should have been a status of forces agreement,” Obama replied, “That’s not true, no.”
Obama added, “What I would not have done is left 10,000 Troops in Iraq that would tie us down.”
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