On January 16, 2017, in Barack Obama’s final days in office National Security Adviser Susan Rice bragged to NPR that the administration was able to get Assad to give up his chemical weapons.
“We were able to get the Syrian government to voluntarily and verifiably give up its chemical weapons stockpile.”
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On Tuesday Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad launched a chemical weapons attack on Idlib, Syria.
The attack is believed to have killed more than 70 people, including children.