Close Va. Sen. Dick Black who met with Assad now defends Syrian President Never shy of speaking his mind or shocking his critics, Loudoun County Senator Dick Black (R), is blasting U.S. airstrikes against Syrian and defending Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. WUSA 10:43 AM. EDT April 08, 2017 TRENDING VIDEOS Inside the chaos: Police release Las Vegas body cam footage FEMA takes back thousands in hurricane aid money Men risked their lives to save Maryland woman in Vegas shooting WARNING: GRAPHIC VIDEO Dramatic video of Las Vegas concert shooting Md. woman loses eye, in coma after Las Vegas massacre FBI profiler: Vegas shooting similar to Texas Tower massacre Allegations of racism, favoritism at PGPD prompt DOJ investigation Woman on a mission to clean up community-one cart at a time Tuesday night weather webcast Father of local shooting victim talks about daughter's call from hospital More Stories US government shuts down; Dems, GOP blame each other Jan 18, 2018, 12:08 p.m. DC Fire captain charged with filming minor in… Jan 19, 2018, 11:05 p.m. MISSING: 36-year-old man from Potomac Jan 20, 2018, 7:46 a.m.