President Donald Trump spoke after U.S. military airstrikes hit targets in Syria, saying the strikes were of “vital national security interest.” Here’s the full video, courtesy the Washington Post.
Watch: President Trump's full remarks after ordering Syria strikes https://t.co/Z0lZONB1Ey
— The Washington Post (@washingtonpost) April 7, 2017
A couple of key quotes:
"Tonight I ordered" strikes on Syrian airfield, Pres. Trump says, that were in "vital national security interest" of the US.
— NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt (@NBCNightlyNews) April 7, 2017
As we mentioned earlier, this is the first big foreign policy and military test for the Trump Administration.