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Syria/ Civil War / Chemical Attack #1122999

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Apr 08, 2018
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(Studio: Tom Llamas) Report introduced.

(London: Ian Pannell) An horrific chemical gas attack on civilians in Syria by Syrian President Bashir al-Assad, backed by the Russians, featured; scenes shown from the hospitals in the rebel-held city of Duma. [April 2017, President TRUMP - orders a strike on the Syrian air fields.] The options for the international community to stop these attacks discussed,

(Studio: Tom Llamas) Report introduced.

(White House: Tara Palmeri) The reaction of Trump to the chemical attacks featured; Trump tweet blaming Assad & Russian President Vladimir Putin quoted. [White House Homeland Security adviser Tom BOSSERT†- comments on options.] [March 20, TRUMP - says let the other people take care of this.] [On ABC, Senator Lindsey GRAHAM - says Trump must follow through: a defining moment.] Senator John McCain's attack on Trump's announcement of pulling out from Syria discussed.

Llamas, Tom;
Pannell, Ian;
Palmeri, Tara

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