Trump puts blame on Obama after alleged chemical attack in Syria

Trump puts blame on Obama after alleged chemical attack in Syria
(Image: Twitter, Jerry Travone; RT'd by Trump)

[Ed. – Right. And your point is…?]

President Trump on Sunday put blame on former President Obama after the alleged chemical attack in Syria.

“If President Obama had crossed his stated Red Line In The Sand, the Syrian disaster would have ended long ago! Animal Assad would have been history!” Trump tweeted, referring to Syrian President Bashar Assad.

Obama said last year that he believed his decision to negotiate rather than respond with force to Syria’s use of chemical weapons required some of the greatest “political courage” of his presidency.

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That was despite Obama saying in 2012 that if Assad used chemical weapons it would cross “a red line” with the U.S. The United Nations accused Syria of using chemical weapons on its own people in 2013.

“You generally get praised for taking military action, and you’re often criticized for not doing so,” Obama said last May.

Dozens died and hundreds were reported injured Saturday in an alleged chemical attack in Syria.

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