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Trump celebrates 'perfectly executed' Syria strikes: 'Mission Accomplished!'

President Trump celebrated on Twitter Saturday morning following Friday night's U.S.-led strikes on Syrian regime targets, his words echoing former President George W. Bush's now infamous "Mission Accomplished" speech about Iraq:

Many of the president's prominent supporters do not share his enthusiasm. Fox News' Tucker Carlson and Laura Ingraham questioned the wisdom of the attack Friday night, with Carlson contrasting the decision with Trump's campaign rhetoric and Ingraham making a comparison to the war in Iraq. Infowars host Alex Jones, in tears, said Trump backers have "made so many sacrifices and now he's crapping all over us."