Pentagon orders shutdown of iconic military newspaper — but Trump says not so fast

The Pentagon announced Friday that it would shut down the U.S. military’s independent newspaper, Stars and Stripes, after nearly two centuries of publication — but President Donald Trump quickly stepped in and reversed the order.Hours after Defense Secretary Mark Esper announced the halt in publication, Trump took to Twitter and said Stars and Stripes won’t be stopping its presses on his watch.“The United States of America will NOT be cutting funding to Stars and Stripes,” Trump tweeted. “It will continue to be a wonderful source of information to our Great Military!”Trump’s intervention effec…

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