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Trump considers retaliatory strike on Syria, Russia warns against US missiles




US President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with senior military leaders at the White House in Washington, DC, on April 9, 2018.
US President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with senior military leaders at the White House in Washington, DC, on April 9, 2018.
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On Sunday, aids groups implicated President Bashar al-Assad for a suspected chemical attack in Syria against a rebel-occupied area of Douma.

This has set off a chain reaction of events, with Trump saying he will consider military response and a Russian diplomat saying that a U.S. missile fired at Syria would be shot down. which elicited this response from Trump:

We get the latest from Washington Post national political reporter John Wagner.

Guest:

John Wagner, national political reporter for the Washington Post; he tweets @WPJohnWagner