In a Monday interview with The Telegraph, Eric Trump revealed that while he and his father were affected by the images of those hurt in the chemical attack, it was his older sister, Ivanka Trump, who ultimately helped encourage the president’s decision.
“Ivanka is a mother of three kids and she has influence. I’m sure she said ‘listen, this is horrible stuff.’ My father will act in times like that,” he said.
After the attack, the first daughter tweeted about her outrage:
Some days after, she tweeted her support of Trump’s airstrike: