Abdullah lauded Trump, who he'd met with once prior, telling him in response, 'I am very delighted for your vision, your holistic approach to all the challenges in our region and the dedication of your team in being able to translate your policy into action successively hopefully as we move forward.'The challenges we face today are many and not exclusive to my region, as I've just mentioned, they are global and particularly the threats to global security.And I will have that responsibility and carry it very proudly.' 'But I'll tell you, that responsibility could've..made a lot easier if it was handled years ago,' the president added.Trump reflected on the difference between his approach and the one he was criticizing, and said, 'I like to think of myself as a very flexible person.'We need to see them put an end to these horrific acts.' Less than a week ago, Haley said it was no longer a 'priority' of the United States to remove Assad from power.Then came Tuesday's sarin gas attack.'If we are not prepared to act, then this council will keep meeting, month after month to express outrage at the continuing use of chemical weapons and it will not end,' Haley told UN Security Council member nations Wednesday. We will see more pictures that we can never unsee.'At the White House news conference Trump did not put pressure on the Kremlin, an Assad ally.Trump and Abdullah both wore blue suits with red ties for the occasion - and their wives had on dresses, each sporting a black bel Obama warned Assad at the end of his first term that there would be consequences if he administered chemical weapons against his own people. As his time in office came to an end, Obama said the situation 'haunts me constantly' and that he wonders if there was 'some move' he could have made to broker peace.Trump said Wednesday that Obama's 'blank threat' to Assad 'set us back a long way.''I think the Obama administration had a great opportunity to solve this,' he told a reporter asking about his predecessor and his 'red line' during an afternoon news conference.
'We will destroy ISIS and we will protect civilization. We will protect civilization,' Trump said of joint efforts to stabilize the region and eradicate it from terrorism.'Haley held up pictures of poisoned children and asked,'How many more children have to die before Russia cares?' 'If Russia has the influence in Syria that it claims to have, we need to see them use it,' she said.Meanwhile, in New York, US ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley urged the United Nations to take action.She held up pictures of poisoned children and asked,'How many more children have to die before Russia cares?