Mass. Lawmakers React To President’s Case For Military Response To Syria

September 2, 2013 10:54 PM
Mass. Lawmakers React To President’s Case For Military Response To Syria
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" BOSTON (CBS) — The president and his national security team are spending this Labor Day laying out the president’s case for a military response to Syria.

The administration now says the evidence shows President Bashar Al Assad used chemical weapons on his own people.

A claim now backed up by a French intelligence report, which says massive amounts of chemical agents were used.

“We now have samples back, they have reported positive for Sarin,” Secretary of State John Kerry said.

Republican John McCain and Lindsey Graham were called to the White House Monday, in an effort to convince them to use force against Syria.

“We had a candid exchange of views and found there are some ways we can work together but I think we have a long way to go,” he said "

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