"I was given the message from the generals that the ships are locked and loaded". Trump said that Xi was also enjoying his dessert.
BRB, hiding until this term is over.
Mr Trump ordered the strike in response to a deadly chemical attack by the Syrian regime in the rebel-held town of Khan Sheikhoun last Tuesday. "We've just fired 59 missiles, all of which hit by the way, unbelievable from, you know, hundreds of miles away, all of which hit", Trump recalled.
Trump went on to say that "even some of the worst tyrants in the world didn't use the kind of gases that [Syria] used".
Xi, the President said, paused for 10 seconds before telling Trump - via a interpreter - that "anybody that was so brutal and uses gases to do that young children and babies, it's OK" to respond with force.
"The president said he was sitting at the table with Xi and had just finished dinner".
It's so incredible. It's brilliant. In other parts of the interview, she fails to question Trump when he boasts of creating jobs that were announced before he came to office, and seems to agree that his Supreme Court pick was "outstanding".
U.S. President Donald Trump told Fox News he was enjoying "the most lovely piece of chocolate cake" when he ordered 59 missiles to rain down on Syria in response to the chemical weapons attack.
President Trump spoke with Fox Business Network's Maria Bartiromo today and in a preview clip that aired on FBN this afternoon, he talked about his decision to take action in Syria. "Yes - heading toward Syria, and I wanted you to know that". There was one person who seems to have captured the elusive "most lovely piece of chocolate cake" in the wild. Trump said he immediately asked Defense Secretary James Mattis to lay out America's options after the attack. "It was a full day in Palm Beach".
"Then he said to me". "He said to me, "Anybody that uses gases" - you could nearly say or anything else - but 'anybody that was so brutal and uses gases to do that to young children and babies, it's okay.' He was okay with it".
The president said he didn't want to let Xi leave without knowing.