Just 77 days in office, President Donald Trump ordered the first military strike of his presidency. Two Navy warships fired 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles at an airfield in Syria in response to a chemical attack that killed more than 80 civilians earlier this week. Trump said the strike was in the "vital national security interest of the United States."
Robert Costa made his first appearance at the PBS Annual Meeting since being named Washington Week moderator in April. Costa introduced himself to the gathering of local station leaders, program producers and PBS employees and shared his vision for the future of Washington Week and efforts to expand the program’s digital presence.