Both sides of the aisle" at the white house, i'm mark meredith.
Jennifer: making news now... jennifer an update to the story we brought to you earlier today.
The pentagon confirms--- two u-s troops have died in an afghan suicide bombing.
The taliban originally claimed responsibility... saying the bombing killed as many as 15 u-s troops.
The suicide bomber was driving a pickup full of explosives that detonated near the kandahar airport.
It destroyed two armored nato tanks.
More than 13-thousand u-s and nato troops from 39-countries remain in afghanistan.
The trump administration is considering sending about 4-thousand ***more american soldiers there in hopes of stopping recent taliban gains.