Cantwell Statement on U.S. Military Action in Syria for Chemical Attack on Civilians

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) released the following statement after U.S. military strikes against Syrian chemical weapons capabilities:

“The use of chemical weapons is abhorrent. It is a violation of international law. The President must lay out a comprehensive strategy to end the conflict, including the humanitarian crisis, and seek an authorization from Congress to avoid any further military escalation."