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The Daily Show host on Tuesday dissected President Trump’s 180-degree turn away from his promise to withdraw the U.S. from its war in Afghanistan.

Acknowledging his reversal in a speech on Monday, Trump instead called for the deployment of thousands more troops to be deployed.

“I don’t know why we’re surprised — like, ‘Oh, why didn’t Trump pull out?'” Noah joked. “He’s got five kids; he was never gonna pull out.”

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Jeff Danziger lives in New York City. He is represented by CWS Syndicate and the Washington Post Writers Group. He is the recipient of the Herblock Prize and the Thomas Nast (Landau) Prize. He served in the US Army in Vietnam and was awarded the Bronze Star and the Air Medal. He has published eleven books of cartoons and one novel. Visit him at DanzigerCartoons.

Attorney General Merrick Garland

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Reprinted with permission from Daily Kos

The Department of Justice had the kind of pro-police reform week that doesn't happen every year. In a seven-day period, Attorney General Merrick Garland announced a ban on chokeholds and no-knock warrants, an overhaul on how to handle law enforcement oversight deals, and a promise to make sure the Justice Department wasn't funding agencies that engage in racial discrimination.

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