12 Apr 2018

Trump seems to row back on promise of strikes

As so often in these turbulent days here in Washington, Trump’s tweets serve to confuse the issue. Never truer than tonight over what America intends to do in responding to Syria’s apparent use of chemical weapons. Kylie Morris has been to Capitol Hill where senators have been questioning what they say is a lack of coherence from the White House, while Defence Secretary Mattis is worrying about preventing the whole crisis from escalating out of control.