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Syria / Bombings / US Air Strike #1109254

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Apr 08, 2017
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(Studio: Tom Llamas) Report introduced.

(Beirut: Alex Marquardt) Bombings in Syria from jets flying out of the air field that was struck by US missiles featured; photos from the air field shown. President Trump tweet quoted. [Retired USMC Col. Stephen GANYARD†- says Syrian President Bashir al-Assad is blowing up his people.] [Earlier, TRUMP - comments on the chemical attack.] [Victim Ahmad YOUSSEF - {thru reporter's translation} reacts to what happened to his family.] The defiant reaction from Assad discussed.

(Studio: Tom Llamas) Report introduced.

(Florida: David Wright) Trump's military & staffing battles reviewed; Trump tweet quoted; details given about clashes between Trump advisers Jared Kushner & Steve Bannon. [Feb. 17, 2016, TRUMP - opposes hitting Syria.] [On ABC, Secretary of State Rex TILLERSON - defends this strike in response to using chemical weapons.] How this is a big moment for Trump with China, Syria & the Supreme Court happening discussed.

(Studio: Tom Llamas) Further coverage of the Tillerson interview on "This Week" noted.

Llamas, Tom;
Marquardt, Alex;
Wright, David

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