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Earlier this week SecDef James Mattis cancelled plans to be in California this weekend. President Trump cancelled his plans to attend the South America summit and sent Mike Pence in his place.
Yesterday, SecDef Mattis and CENTCOM Commander, James Votel, cancelled appearances in New York City.
There was a last ditch effort by the Russians to stop this at the Security Council today with their ludicrous “false flag” allegation against the Brits.
Trump’s Twitter head fake of two days ago got the Russians to evacuate their aircraft from Syria and all of their ships sortied from their leased naval base in Tartus.
Let’s pick up the story now.
I’m told the White HOuse press pool has been told to gather.
Press pool in Lima with Vice President Pence is rushing back to the hotel unexpectedly. White House is telling the press pool that’s here in Washington to gather.
— Kaitlan Collins (@kaitlancollins) April 14, 2018
20:19 at the White House. We still have no lid and the President is not in the West Wing. The expectation is that military strikes against Syria are imminent. pic.twitter.com/dNfX7OIGqf
— Andrew Beatty (@AndrewBeatty) April 14, 2018
DEVELOPING: Pres. Trump to make statement on Syria in 30 minutes
— Josh Caplan (@joshdcaplan) April 14, 2018
— Michael D. Shear (@shearm) April 14, 2018
UPDATES TO FOLLOW
— Bret Baier (@BretBaier) April 14, 2018
And we’re on–
#BREAKING Trump announces he ordered airstrikes on Syria. Says the operation “is now underway.”
— Chad Pergram (@ChadPergram) April 14, 2018
Here's Trump announcing that strikes have begun in Syria pic.twitter.com/NLwwnLnBrv
— Jim Dalrymple II (@Dalrymple) April 14, 2018
BREAKING: an attack on Syrian targets, by US military forces, is now underway, President Trump has announced. Britain & France have joined the U.S. in the attack. Trump says the targets are sites used for the chemical attack in Syria that the U.S. blames on Syria President Assad
— David Begnaud (@DavidBegnaud) April 14, 2018
BREAKING FOOTAGE: SYRIAN AIR-DEFENSES ARE DEFENDING THE SKY OF DAMASCUS pic.twitter.com/1O1F8LQPz7
— Majd Fahd (@Syria_Protector) April 14, 2018
BREAKING: Air defense systems being activated over Damascus now as U.S. starts striking targets in Syria. pic.twitter.com/BEMBPjL54s
— Israel Breaking (@IsraelBreaking) April 14, 2018
If you aren’t familiar with the Pentagon Parking Lot Index, you should be. It correctly predicted no attack two days ago, and an attack today:
Rest easy, world. The Pentagon Press Parking Index (PPPI) indicates that strikes against Syria tonight are unlikely pic.twitter.com/EMBUeqyBNg
— HansNichols (@HansNichols) April 10, 2018
— GlobalObserver (@OneSummerMornin) April 13, 2018
The #PPPI is still full. And yet there has been no news. Whatsoever. Not a good sign.
— Jack (@Conservative_JA) April 13, 2018
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