Trump Defends Syria Withdrawal: 'It's Not Our Border'; Republicans Push Back President Trump is defending his decision to pull U.S. troops out of Syria, saying, "They have a problem at the border; it's not our border," and that "they've got a lot of sand over there. There's a lot of sand they can play with." This episode: political correspondent Asma Khalid, political reporter Tim Mak, and national security editor Phil Ewing. Email the show at email@example.com. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.