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Syria / Chemical Attacks / US Response #1109168

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 04, 2017
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(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(White House: Jonathan Karl) Breaking news on a chemical attack in the war in Syria featured; scenes shown of the victims of a sarin gas attack by the government. [MAN - comments on the gas attacks.] White House statement blaming the weak past administration quoted. [May 2015, President OBAMA - says Syrian President Bashir al-Assad gave up his chemical weapons.] [TRUMP - says he is not president of the world: America first.] [Last week, Secretary of State Rex TILLERSON - says the people will decide Assad's status.] Tillerson's harsher line against Assad today discussed.

Muir, David;
Karl, Jonathan

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