President Trump Weighing Cruise Missile Strikes in Syria

Posted: Apr 06, 2017 1:15 PM

President Donald Trump told members of Congress on Thursday that he is considering military action in Syria, according to CNN.

The report states that President Trump is consulting Defense Secretary James Mattis before making a final decision.  The briefing will take place in Florida where Mattis will present options which include cruise missile strikes from Navy ships in region, according to CBS.

"Yesterday's chemical attack, a chemical attack that was so horrific in Syria against innocent people, including women, small children and even beautiful little babies, their deaths were an affront to humanity," he said on Wednesday.