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THE HILL SUNDAY SHOW – All the major headlines in one place – Enjoy

KUDO’S TO NIKI; SHE DID NOT LET THIS
REPORTER TRY TO STEER HER COMMENTS.
Haley to Russia: ‘We’re not going to have you cover for this regime anymore’
By REBECCA SAVRANSKY  “This is something to let Russia know, ‘You know what? We’re not going to have you cover for this regime anymore. And we’re not going to allow things like this to happen to innocent people.'”
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Tillerson: Russia failed to ‘live up to its commitments under the chemical weapons agreements’
By REBECCA SAVRANSKY  “I’m disappointed because I think the real failure here has been Russia’s failure to live up to its commitments under the chemical weapons agreements that were entered into in 2013,” Tillerson said during an interview on ABC’s “This Week.”
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McMaster: Russia should question support for ‘murderous regime’ in Syria
By REBECCA SAVRANSKY  “Russia should ask themselves, ‘What are we doing here?’ ”  he said on “Fox News Sunday.”
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Ex-NATO commander: Trump-Russia relationship ‘going downhill’
By MAX GREENWOOD  “I think the senior members of the Trump administration are beginning to realize that Russia is not a force for good in the world,” retired Adm. James Stavridis told radio host John Catsimatidis on AM 970 in New York.
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Tillerson: Defeating ISIS ‘first priority’ in Syria
By MAX GREENWOOD  “It’s important that we keep our priorities straight, and we believe that the first priority is the defeat of ISIS,” Tillerson said in an interview on CBS’s “Face the Nation.”
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Haley on Syria: No political solution with Assad in power 
By MAX GREENWOOD  “There’s not any sort of option where a political solution is going to happen with Assad at the head of the regime,” Haley said in an interview on CNN’s “State of the Union.”
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Kaine agrees with Haley: No political solution in Syria with Assad in power
By OLIVIA BEAVERS  Kaine said the Syrian leader is “tearing up the country.”
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Morell: ‘You cannot ultimately defeat ISIS without getting rid of Assad’
By REBECCA SAVRANSKY  “Assad has to go,” Morell said. “They are connected.”
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Dem senator: US needs to go to the negotiating table with AssadBy OLIVIA BEAVERS  Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) said Sunday the Trump administration should work toward a cease-fire in Syria before negotiating to find a more permanent political solution in the war-torn nation.
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Haley: Attack on Syria ‘one of the president’s finest hours’
By OLIVIA BEAVERS  “He wanted to know exactly what the facts and evidence was. He wanted to know what the options were, what the risks were, and the political strategy and solution side of it. After all of that he made a very, you know, strong decision and I think it was one that was very good for the world.”
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Tillerson: Rubio’s remarks ‘regrettable’
By REBECCA SAVRANSKY  Last week, Rubio said it was no coincidence a chemical weapons attack in Syria came after Tillerson made comments suggesting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad could remain in power.
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Rubio hopes Trump reconsiders ISIS focus in Syria strategy
By MALLORY SHELBOURNE  “I’m a bit concerned about the outlines of the strategy as I understand it. I think it’s based on assumptions that, quite frankly, are not the right ones,” Rubio told ABC’s “This Week.”
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McCain: Missile strikes on Syrian an ‘excellent first step’
By KYLE BALLUCK  “It’s now vitally important that we develop a strategy, we put that strategy in motion and we bring about peace in the region.”
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McCain: Trump aides ‘partially to blame’ for encouraging Syrian regime’s behavior
By REBECCA SAVRANSKY  “Secretary Tillerson basically saying the same thing after kind of contradicting himself and then saying the same thing argues vigorously for a plan and a strategy.”
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Graham: ‘I’ve never been more encouraged by the Trump administration’
By MALLORY SHELBOURNE  “Accelerate the demise of ISIL, they’re a direct threat to the homeland, Assad’s not.”
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Cardin: We did not see ‘coherent policy’ from Trump on Syria
By REBECCA SAVRANSKY  “What we saw was a reaction to the use of chemical weapons, something I think many of us supported,” Cardin said on “Fox News Sunday.”
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Former Clinton aide: Trump doesn’t have a Syria strategy
By OLIVIA BEAVERS  “We’re spending a lot of time now guessing what the strategy is here, what is next, what the diplomatic plan is,” Jen Psaki told host Jake Tapper of CNN’s “State of the Union.”
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Sanders calls on Trump to come to Congress over Syria strikes
By MALLORY SHELBOURNE  “I think he has got to come to the United States Congress. I think he has got to explain to us what his long-term goals are,” Sanders told NBC’s “Meet the Press.”
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Schiff hits Trump for striking Syria without congressional approval
By MALLORY SHELBOURNE  Schiff on Sunday also said he hopes Trump’s decision to strike the Syrian regime enforces why the president should have a “responsible, respectful relationship with the intelligence community.”
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Gingrich: China ‘shaken’ by Syria strike
By MALLORY SHELBOURNE  “It also reminded people just who the most powerful country in the world is and the fact is that it’s not Russia. We’re vastly more powerful than the Russians are.”
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McMaster: ‘Prudent’ to send carrier strike group to Korean Peninsula
By REBECCA SAVRANSKY  “North Korea has been engaged in a pattern of provocative behavior. This is a rogue regime that is now a nuclear capable regime.”
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Cornyn: ‘There’s not going to be a shutdown’
By REBECCA SAVRANSKY  “I’m confident that we’ll come up with something that everybody can live with.”
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