Reuters reports the White House said on Friday that President Donald Trump earlier this week spoke to Libyan military commander Khalifa Haftar over the phone to discuss “ongoing counterterrorism efforts." Haftar has led the military assault on the capital Tripoli to oppose the government.
Residents said on Friday that two children were killed by shelling in a southern Tripoli suburb.
Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham, Donald Trump's voluble Capitol Hill defender, is worried that the president's chatter is undermining efforts to stop Libya from falling into an all-out civil war. Trump..