John McCain & Lindsey Graham call for grounding of Syrian air force
- Sens. John McCain and Lindsey Graham on Thursday called for an international effort to ground Syrian aircraft following outrage over a suspected chemical weapons attack carried out by Syria's government.
"The message from the United States must be that this will not stand," McCain (R-Ariz.) and Graham (R-S.C.) said in a joint statement. "We must show that no foreign power can or will protect Assad now. He must pay a punitive cost for this horrific attack."
Trump last week backed off of putting any pressure on Syrian President Bashar Assad, but in a complete turnaround Wednesday, he signaled a mores aggressive approach to the country amid reports of the deadly chemical attack, described as the worst in years.(Excerpt) Read more at: thehill.com ...
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