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Trump Tweet On Pakistan Kicks Off 2018 In Politics07:39
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In this Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017 file photo, President Trump speaks with reporters as he arrives for a New Year's Eve gala at his Mar-a-Lago resort, in Palm Beach, Fla. Trump slammed Pakistan for 'lies & deceit' in a New Year's Day tweet that said Islamabad had played U.S. leaders for 'fools'. 'No more,' Trump tweeted. Meanwhile, Pakistan had no official comment but Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif tweeted that his government was preparing a response that 'will let the world know the truth.' (Evan Vucci/AP)
In this Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017 file photo, President Trump speaks with reporters as he arrives for a New Year's Eve gala at his Mar-a-Lago resort, in Palm Beach, Fla. Trump slammed Pakistan for 'lies & deceit' in a New Year's Day tweet that said Islamabad had played U.S. leaders for 'fools'. 'No more,' Trump tweeted. Meanwhile, Pakistan had no official comment but Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif tweeted that his government was preparing a response that 'will let the world know the truth.' (Evan Vucci/AP)
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President Trump was up early on New Year's Day, tweeting that the U.S. has "foolishly" given billions of dollars in aid to Pakistan.

Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with NPR's Domenico Montanaro (@DomenicoNPR) about the year ahead in politics.

This segment aired on January 1, 2018.

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