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White House considering options after alleged chemical attack in Syria

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White House considering options after alleged chemical attack in Syria

By Jessica Janner. CREATED Aug 28, 2013

(KTNV) -- U.N. chemical weapons experts are investigating an alleged poison gas attack near Damascus and the White House is weighing its options.

The U.N. says they are still not sure what chemical substance was used but the White House says there is no doubt that there was an attack.

U.N. investigators are hoping to reach the site of the alleged attack today to confirm the attack.

Some lawmakers in Washington are saying that the time to act was months ago and it should have never gotten to this point.

President Obama is now faced with a major decision and it looks like his decision will be made without Congress' input.

Lawmakers are currently on recess and there is no word on whether or not they will be called back for a vote.

The United States currently has warships stationed off the coast of Syria, ready and waiting.

Reports are that Obama is considering two days of missile attacks and bombing runs. The attacks could start as early as tomorrow.

British lawmakers are being called back from their vacations for a vote tomorrow on whether or not the U.K. will get involved.

Jessica Janner

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