U.S. Lawmakers Back Syria Strikes, Demand A Plan From Trump(O.A.N.)

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April 7, 2017

By Patricia Zengerle and Amanda Becker

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Members of the U.S. Congress from both parties on Friday backed President Donald Trump’s cruise missile strikes on Syria, but demanded he develop a strategy for dealing with the broader conflict and consult with Congress on any further action.

In the biggest foreign policy decision of his presidency, Trump ordered the firing of cruise missiles at a Syrian air base that U.S. officials said was the launching point for a deadly chemical weapons attack against Syrian civilians this week.

“The strike was well planned, well executed. It was certainly more than a pinprick, and sends a message … that using chemical weapons again is not something (Syrian president Bashar al-Assad) can do with impunity,” Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told a news conference.CONTINUE READING HERE

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