President Trump on Monday called the suspected chemical attack in Syria over the weekend “atrocious” and said the United States will make “major decisions” about its response over the next 24 to 48 hours.  “It was an atrocious attack. It was horrible,” the president said during a Cabinet meeting at the White House.  Added Trump, “We are studying that situation extremely closely. We are meeting with our

military and everybody else and we’ll be making some major decisions over the next 24 to 48 hours.” Saturday’s suspected poison gas attack took place in a rebel-held town near Damascus amid a resumed offensive by Syrian government forces after the collapse of a truce. Syrian activists, rescuers and medics said the attack in Douma killed at least 40 people, with families found suffocated in their houses and shelters. READ MORE