ABC, CBS Skip Obama Criticism in Reporting Return of U.S. Troops to Iraq


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<p>Following news on Wednesday that the Obama administration will send 450 additional U.S. troops back to Iraq to help train the Iraqi military against ISIS, ABC&rsquo;s <em>World News Tonight </em>and the <em>CBS Evening News </em>chose to exclude any criticism of the Obama administration&rsquo;s ISIS policy while <em>NBC Nightly News</em> made multiple favorable points about the administration.</p>

<p>On the <em>CBS Evening News</em>, anchor Scott Pelley fretted in one of the show&rsquo;s opening teases that <strong>&ldquo;the President who wanted so much to get the U.S. out of Iraq is sending still more troops in.&rdquo;</strong></p>

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