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Palazzo Commends President on U.S. Air Strikes in Syria

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Washington, April 13, 2018 | Jill Duckworth (601-582-3246) | comments
Washington, DC - Congressman Steven Palazzo (MS-4) issued the following statement after President Trump ordered U.S. forces to launch air strikes against chemical weapons facilities in Syria. 

"The Syrian people, including women and children have been subjected to heinous attacks using chemical weapons. Perhaps worst of all, these atrocities are being carried out by their own president and defended by Vladimir Putin and his gang of thugs. The U.S. cannot be the world’s police force, but we also cannot sit idly by and allow these cowardly and evil acts to be committed right before our very eyes. 

"I commend the president for doing what the previous administration wouldn’t do. Trump has acted on the “line in the sand”. If Obama had acted when Assad had first used chemical weapons against his own people we could have prevented the years of blood shed and unnecessary suffering at the hands of these cowards."

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