Pres. Trump Orders Airstrikes on Syria

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In an address of Friday evening, President Donald Trump officially announces to the nation that he has ordered air strikes against Syria.

This action is in retaliation for suspected chemical weapon attacks conducted by Syrian president Bashar al-Assad on his own people last week.

In his address he stated “The purpose of our actions tonight, is to establish a strong deterrent against the production, spread and use of chemical weapons. Establishing this deterrent is a vital national security interest of the United States.”

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