Apr 12, 2017 - Politics & Policy

Trump: Putin is backing "an evil person"

Alexei Druzhinin / Sputnik via AP

President Trump, in an interview with Maria Bartiromo that will air shortly on Fox Business, said the U.S. is "not going into Syria," even after last week's missile strikes.

The eye-popping quote: He also called Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad an "animal," saying it was "very bad for Russia" that Vladimir Putin is backing an "evil person".

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