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US President Donald Trump pauses while speaking during a press conference with Jordan's King Abdullah II in the Rose Garden of the White House on April 5, 2017 in Washington, DC. / AFP PHOTO / Brendan Smialowski        (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
US President Donald Trump pauses while speaking during a press conference with Jordan's King Abdullah II in the Rose Garden of the White House on April 5, 2017 in Washington, DC. / AFP PHOTO / Brendan Smialowski        (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

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President Trump spoke after the United States launched a military strike on Syrian government targets in retaliation for their chemical weapon attack on civilians earlier in the week, CNN is told.

Trump: Assad choked out the helpless

President Trump spoke after the United States launched a military strike on Syrian government targets in retaliation for their chemical weapon attack on civilians earlier in the week, CNN is told.