Trump cancels trip to South America to oversee ‘response to Syria’

April 13, 2018   |   Category: Prophecy News   |   Tags: ,

President Trump is scrapping plans to travel this week to a summit in South America because of the situation in Syria, the White House said Tuesday.Trump had been scheduled to depart Friday for Peru before traveling to Colombia.“President Trump will not attend the 8th Summit of the Americas in Lima, Peru or travel to Bogota, Colombia as originally scheduled,” White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said in a statement.Sanders said Vice President Mike Pence will travel in Trump’s stead. Pence will only go to the Summit of the Americas in Peru, but will not go to Colombia.“The president will remain in the United States to oversee the American response to Syria and to monitor developments around the world,” she said.The announcement follows Trump on Monday calling the suspected chemical attack in Syria over the weekend “atrocious” and saying the United States will make “major decisions” about its response over the next 24 to 48 hours.Video

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