Monday’s action was yet another attempt by Greek protesters to remove the statue in the heart of their capital.
A suspected chemical attack in Douma, Syria, killed dozens, including children, in early April.
The U.S., U.K. and France joined strikes on Syria to punish the Assad regime for using chemical weapons.
"The Russian disinformation campaign has already begun,” a Pentagon spokeswoman said.
Unlike Trump, Obama initially turned to Congress to decide on whether to attack Syria.
Senators Kirsten Gillibrand and Lisa Murkowski also spoke out over Trump’s reported imminent firing of Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.
Since 2001, the U.S. has been involved in several ongoing overseas conflicts with no clear end in sight.
The world's top two military powers may be on a collision course in Syria.
"I feel lonely, weak, unwanted and rejected. No one is accepting me,” Hassan al-Kontar said.
"The Russians met their match," said CIA Director Mike Pompeo, who has been nominated for secretary of state.
There was a surge in civilian deaths by explosive devices in 2017.
The president also said he wanted a "thank-you" for tackling ISIS.
The Irbus Cossacks of St. Petersburg named him an honorary member when Trump became president.
Kuwait Airways was the latest to announce a change in their flight routes to avoid potential rockets.
"We hope the Trump administration thinks twice before deciding to attack Syria," the ruling Chinese Communist Party's newspaper said.
Defense Secretary James Mattis is heading to the White House to show President Donald Trump his options for attacking Syria.
Russia has bolstered its air defenses in Syria, but shooting down a U.S. cruise missile is a sophisticated task that will put Putin's military to the test.
How wonderful it would be if the fresh-faced French president could make amends for the self-serving 25-year French Mandate rule in Syria.
Blame the Russia investigation, Trump said.
A suspected chemical attack on Douma, Syria, left dozens dead, including children.
Alexander Zasypkin said any U.S. missiles fired at Syria would be downed by Russian defenses.