Trump's isolationist hypocrisy is the least of our problems. It is where that hypocrisy is taking us, and at an ever-increasing pace
Central Command issued a statement calling the careless attack on American allies a tragic episode and said the cause of the 18 Syrian rebels’ deaths is under investigation.
As you can see from the polling, conservatives, far from reacting with outrage, have instead laid back and lit up in the post-coital afterglow
With Trump in charge of America's nuclear arsenal – like a toddler playing with a loaded firearm – Congressional oversight is a necessity.
A bully armed with a Twitter account is one thing, but the same bully with access to America's nuclear arsenal is a whole other ballgame.
As the Russia scandal becomes increasingly explosive, so too does Donald Trump's foreign policy.
"Clearly, I'm aware of [the atrocities of the Holocaust]," Spicer said. "I should've just stayed on topic"
Putin is standing by Assad after Assad attacked his own people in a horrific gas attack, yet Trump still would not respond to question about whether his view has changed about Putin, according a White House pool report sent to PoliticusUSA.
According to Cohen, Trump is "smart and decisive" and a "swift-acting individual" who listens to people and will eventually tell us what the hell he thinks he is doing.
"The constitutional powers to introduce the United States into hostilities, are only pursuant to a declaration of war, specific statutory authorization, or an attack upon the United States."
Asked if he thought the Trump administration "encouraged this behavior," McCain's answer was, "I think it probably was partially to blame."
“But these strikes did more than simply punish Mr. Assad and deter future attacks; they have gone a long way to restoring our badly damaged credibility in the world.”
In stark contrast to Donald Trump, President Obama was the kind of president who thought things all the way through. When it came to foreign policy and the Obama doctrine, in his efforts to avoid the trap of another Iraq, the Democratic President was known for asking, “Then what?”
“There is no excuse for bypassing Congress. Because the Constitution we all pledge an oath to is very plain...you can’t start a war without an act of Congress.”
Dozens of missiles were launched from Navy destroyers on Thursday night, targeting a Syrian airfield – Trump's first major military intervention since taking office.
Ignoring questions from the background about what he plans to do about Syria, Trump instead thought it was an appropriate time for wisecracks.
McCaffrey said it would be a "mistake" to conduct "limited political signaling" in response to Bashar al-Assad's chemical attack on his own people.
On MSNBC's MTP Daily, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) urged Trump to strike Syria without authorization from Congress. McCain also outlined a plan that would be a repeat of the mistakes the US made in Iraq.
Trump showed what a weak president he is when he was asked by the White House press pool about Syria and removing Assad, "I guess he's running things, so I guess something should happen there."Under Donald Trump, American leadership and courage have been replaced by "I guess."
"The people who work for you literally have no idea what you mean or what they should be doing."