In a letter to Congress, Trump defended his authorization of military strikes on a Syrian airfield this week, saying it was well within his legal right to do so. Meanwhile, some of his top aides reportedly held a Friday meeting to clear the air.
On Thursday, President Trump held a press conference in the White House East Room that ran for more than an hour. Here are a few of the more memorable quotes from the president. This was the president’s defense of former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn, who resigned Tuesday night.