Kristof: Trump Did the ‘Right Thing’ in Syria But It Was of ‘Dubious Legality’

‘This was the right thing’


CUOMO: "Do we need to take a step back and analyze this enthusiasm for might makes right? You think you can make a compelling case that this was lawful act under the U.S. Constitution, under any existing legal authority, international or domestic, by President Trump?"
KRISTOF: "I think this was quite dubious legality. I think it was also somewhat hypocritical given Trump's previous comments about Syria, his opposition to strikes very much like this. I think it raises all kinds of difficulties ahead. And I think it was absolutely the right thing to do."

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