Graham: Trump's response to latest Syrian chemical attack a 'defining moment' in his presidency


Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) on Sunday called President Trump’s response to this weekend’s alleged chemical attack in Syria a “defining moment” in Trump’s presidency.

“They see our determination to stay in Syria waning … but President Trump can reset the table here,” Graham said on ABC’s “This Week.”

“If it becomes a tweet without meaning, then he has hurt himself in North Korea. If he doesn’t follow through and live up to that tweet, he’s going to look weak in the eyes of Russia and Iran,” Graham continued, saying Trump could “show a resolve Obama never did to get this right.”

Trump on Sunday tweeted there would be a “big price to pay” in Syria following reports of a chemical attack on Syrian citizens in a hospital in Douma that left dozens dead. The death count will likely rise. read more…

Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump on Sunday warned of a “big price” after reports of a chemical weapons attack in Syria almost a year to the day since the US struck a Syrian air field.

Trump tweets ‘big price’ after reports of Syrian chemical attack

“Many dead, including women and children, in mindless CHEMICAL attack in Syria,” Trump tweeted. “Area of atrocity is in lockdown and encircled by Syrian Army, making it completely inaccessible to outside world. President Putin, Russia and Iran are responsible for backing Animal Assad. Big price…” read more…