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Syria / US Air Strike / US Response #1109284

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Apr 08, 2017
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(Studio: Jose Diaz Balart) Report introduced.

(Istanbul: Richard Engel) The aftermath of the Us air strike on Syrian air fields after the government's chemical attack featured; scenes shown from the air field of planes taking off. aerial footage of the attacked town, a Russian warship; details given about questions on US strategy on Syria. [Military analyst retired Col. Jack JACOBS†- assesses Russia's actions.] [Earlier, TRUMP - comments on the chemical attack.] Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's trip next week to Russia noted.

(Studio: Jose Diaz Balart) Report introduced.

(Palm Beach, Florida: Kelly O'Donnell) The rumors of a reshuffled Trump cabinet/advisors examined; Trump tweet & his letter to Congress on the attack on Syria quoted; details given about the split between Steve Bannon & "West Wing Democrat" Jared Kushner & White House chief of staff Reince Priebus & their Friday meeting. [Former US ambassador Marc GINSBERG†- assesses Trump commitment.]

(Studio: Jose Diaz Balart) Report introduced.

(Palm Beach: Hallie Jackson) The outrage from the Trump Internet base to his strike in Syria examined; tweets from righ wingers Paul Watson, Ann Coulter & Breitbart editor Kaheem Kassam† quoted. [Several times on the campaign trail, TRUMP - says "America first."] [Conspiracy theorist Mike CERNOVICH%- speaks out.] [MSNBC's Charlie SYKES†- cites the alt-right response.] [In Georgia, three Trump BACKERS - offer views on Trump.]

Balart, Jose Diaz;
Engel, Richard;
O'Donnell, Kelly;
Jackson, Hallie

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