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Trump / Syria / Gas Attack / Staffing / A Discussion1 #1109200

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 05, 2017
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Washington: Jeff Zeleny) The toughening of tone from President Trump following the gas attack on civilians in Syria featured; details given about the removal of Steve Bannon from the National Security Council with national security adviser H.R. McMaster empowered by the move. [In Rose Garden, TRUMP - reacts to the attack on children in Syria: that crosses lines; states now he has responsibility; suggests he "inherited a mess.".] [US Ambassador to U.N. Nikki HALEY - mentions Russia.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Several Trump past tweets about Syria quoted. Live discussion held with CNN's Fareed Zakaria, Gloria Borger & military analyst Gen. Mark Hertling about Trump & foreign policy about Syria. [ZAKARIA, BORGER, HERTLING - offer views on the "education" of Trump about Syria, a country about which there is no good side, the past attacks on Syria by the government, how Trump did not mention Russia's role, Trump's changing view of Syrian President Bashir al-Assad, who has been supported by Russia, Assad's strategy & what Trump's words mean, the removal of Bannon from the National Security Council at McMaster's request, how McMaster is catching up on a national security plan.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Zeleny, Jeff

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