April 13, 2018
U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), senior member of the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC), made the following statement regarding the airstrikes in Syria tonight:
“One week ago, Assad conducted brutal, devastating chemical attacks, killing and wounding innocent civilians. I am pleased that President Trump, with our allies in the United Kingdom and France, have launched this proportional, precision response to hold Assad—as well as the regimes in Iran and Russia who provide him support—accountable for their immoral and illegal actions. While I had urged the President to respond immediately, he was right to wait to build a coalition with our allies.
“Tonight was yet another example of how under President Trump, the United States is once again standing up as the leader of the free world.”