Trump: ‘Get ready’ for US strike on Syria

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Trump: 'Get ready' for US strike on SyriaUS President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with senior military leaders at the White House in Washington, DC, on April 9, 2018. President Donald Trump said Monday that “major decisions” would be made on a Syria response in the next day or two, after warning that Damascus would have a “big price to pay” over an alleged chemical attack on a rebel-held town.Trump condemned what he called a “heinous attack on innocent” Syrians in Douma, as he opened a cabinet meeting at the White House. / AFP PHOTO / NICHOLAS KAMM

Threatening tweets from U.S. President Donald Trump, and military options on the table from Washington, London and Paris, over the escalating crisis in Syria.

But the White House reaffirms that there is no timetable for a Washington response against Syria, for the suspected chemical attack over the weekend.

CGTN’s Nathan King reports.