PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) – President Donald Trump is suggesting that Syrian President Bashar Assad may have to leave power after this week’s chemical weapons attack.
Speaking to reporters aboard Air Force One, Trump said Thursday that what happened in Syria is “a disgrace to humanity.” Asked if Assad should go, Trump said, “He’s there, and I guess he’s running things so something should happen.”READ MORE: Pittsburgh Weather: Warmer Temperatures Expected This Weekend
The president would not discuss what, if anything, the United States might do in response to the deadly chemical attack. He said the attack “shouldn’t have happened, and it shouldn’t be allowed to happen.”READ MORE: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Taking Action Against Bank Overdraft Fees
Trump said he may talk to Russian President Vladimir Putin about the situation in Syria. Russia is a key supporter of the Assad government.MORE NEWS: West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin To Support Effort To Overturn Vaccine Requirement For Businesses
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