Fox White House correspondent: Pence and Pompeo “took a diplomatic baseball bat” to Erdogan “and basically bludgeoned him into a cease-fire”

Erdogan denied there was a cease-fire and fighting broke out again just a few hours later

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Citation From the October 17 edition of Fox News @ Night  

JOHN ROBERTS (FOX NEWS CHIEF WHITE HOUSE CORRESPONDENT): For days now, President Trump has just been eviscerated by his critics, for setting the conditions for Turkey to invade northern Syria. But after his vice president Mike Pence and his secretary of state Mike Pompeo took a diplomatic baseball bat yesterday, Turkey time, to the Turkish president Erdogan, and basically bludgeoned him into a ceasefire, the president today claimed that his grand plan was working.