President Trump went on a tweet storm this morning calling out  Putin for supporting Syria’s Bashar al-Assad after another apparent chemical weapons attack on innocent Syrian men, women and children.

Disturbing photos coming out of Syria show the suffering and death of dozens in a Damascus suburb.

Reports coming out of Eastern Ghouta indicate at least 70 people have been killed. Russia and the Assad regime deny the accusations.

President Trump threatened repercussions for the attack and demanded immediate medical aid for the affected areas:

“Many dead, including women and children, in mindless CHEMICAL attack in Syria,” Trump tweeted. “Area of atrocity is in lockdown and encircled by Syrian Army, making it completely inaccessible to outside world.”

“President Putin, Russia and Iran are responsible for backing Animal Assad. Big price to pay,” Trump tweeted. “Open area immediately for medical help and verification. Another humanitarian disaster for no reason whatsoever. SICK!”

Senator Lindsey Graham (video below) challenged President Trump on Syria and called this a “defining moment”.
Trump ordered targeted missile strikes a year ago against a Syrian air base in response to an Assad regime chemical weapons attack.


President Trump’s final tweet on Syria:

Graham challenged President Trump:

Graham: It’s a defining moment in his presidency because he has challenged Assad in the past to not use chemical weapons. We had a one and done missile attack, so Assad’s at it again. They see us, our resolve breaking, they see our determination to stay in Syria waning, and it’s no accident they used chemical weapons but President Trump can reset the table here.

Graham continued: If it becomes a tweet without meaning, then he’s hurt himself on North Korea. If he doesn’t follow through and live up to that tweet, he’s going to look weak in the eyes of Russia and Iran. So this is a defining moment, Mr. President, you need to follow through with that tweet, show a resolve that Obama never did to get this right.

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