Originally Posted by Ocean
I'm talking about what any President would be willing to do if it means going completely against not only his party, but probably also a significant number of Dems as well.
It isn't as simple as ordering troops home but with being prepared for the possible consequences. The White House does not operate in isolation from the rest of the Party. And there's no support for his policies.
There's also the small matter of how a person gets elected president who would be willing to do this.