NBC: Trump: Syrian Chemical Attack an ‘Affront to Humanity’
President Donald Trump called the suspected chemical attack in Syria "an affront to humanity" and said it "cannot be tolerated" during a press conference Wednesday.
The president said the attack in the rebel-held town in Syria that killed about 100 people crossed "a lot of lines," but declined to lay out any potential retaliation the U.S. may take against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
"Yesterday's chemical attack, a chemical attack so horrific in Syria against innocent people including women, small children, and even beautiful little babies — their deaths was an affront to humanity. These heinous actions by the Assad regime cannot be tolerated," Trump said.
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