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Syria / Civil War / Chemical Attack / Trump #1123030

ABC Evening News for Monday, Apr 09, 2018
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(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(White House: Jonathan Karl) President Trump's showdown with Syria over the use of chemical weapons used by Syrian President Bashir al-Assad's forces examined; scenes shown of civilians being washed down. [TRUMP - calls the attack horrible.] Trump tweet blaming, Russia, Iran & Assad quoted. [In response to reporter's question, TRUMP - says Putin may bear responsibility.] A criticism from Senator John McCain of Trump saying last week we would leave Syria quoted. [White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee SANDERS - called the criticism outrageous.] New national security adviser John Bolton's first day on the job & the Syria issue discussed.

(Studio: David Muir; Washington: Martha Raddatz) The US options in retaliation this time as compared to what was done in 2017 & the problems in proving this was a chemical attack with US Ambassador to U.N. Nikki Haley quoted discussed.

(Studio: David Muir) The Russian denial there was a chemical attack noted.

(Beirut: James Longman) An air strike by Israel {from Lebanon} on a Syrian base after the chemical attack reviewed; night scenes shown.

Muir, David;
Karl, Jonathan;
Raddatz, Martha;
Longman, James

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