Trump's Twitter Supporters Turn On Him Over Syria Airstrikes

President accused of backtracking on 'America first' policy

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In response the chemical attack in the Idlib province of Syria which killed more than 70 people, America last night deployed around 60 U.S. Tomahawk missiles in retaliation.

The military response is at odds with the foreign policy Trump campaigned on which opposed foreign intervention and instead focused on domestic issues or "America First" as he termed it in his inauguration speech.

His prominent supporters were quick to point out the hypocrisy of the decision, saying they were "Off the Trump train" and could no longer support him. Many pointed out that the military intervention had no congressional approval and was being met with welcome arms by Republican opponents, Hillary Clinton and "mainstream media" outlets such as CNN and MSNBC.

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Speaking in a press conference to announce the strikes Trump said, "Tonight I call on all civilised nations to join us in seeking to end this slaughter and bloodshed in Syria and also to end terrorism of all kinds and all types."

His fanbase aren't entirely convinced.

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This isn't the sole issue his core fans are uncomfortable with. Earlier this week former Breitbart chief Steve Bannon was taken off the national security council, a move reportedly to make room for Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner. Many of the Alt-Right feel this as a betrayal of their support in the campaign and a move towards globalism and away from "draining the swamp".