U.S. to Hit Russia with New Sanctions Over SyriaU.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley indicated Sunday that new sanctions to be announced Monday would be aimed at sending a message to Russia.
Trump Calls Out 'Animal Assad' and Putin for Syria Gas AttackPres. Trump condemned a "mindless CHEMICAL attack" in Syria that killed women and children, called Syria's president Assad an "animal" and criticized Russian president Vladimir Putin on Sunday.
Trump Administration Position On Syria's Assad Decried By LawmakersMembers of Congress are expressing their concerns that the Trump administration is not focused on the removal of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
Feinstein Backs Obama On Syria, But Open To Russian ProposalU.S. Senate Intelligence Committee Chairwoman Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) said Monday that she continued to support President Obama's proposed military strike against Syria. But Feinstein added that she was open to a suggestion by the Russian government to put Syria’s chemical weapons under international control.
House Minority Leader Pelosi Strongly Endorses Military Strike On Syria House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi spoke to reporters in San Francisco on Wednesday to strongly endorse a military strike on Syria and to clarify what that would entail.